The two key equity benchmarks, Sensex and Nifty, on Tuesday ended marginally lower amid high volatility. The two domestic indices closed in the red after a decent start in the morning.
The BSE Sensex was down 40.14 points (0.07 per cent) to end at 57,613. On the other hand, the Nifty closed at 16,951, down 34 points (0.20 per cent).
On the 30-share Sensex platform, IndusInd Bank, Power Grid, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, HDFC, Reliance, NTPC, Tata Steel emerged winners. On the flip side, TechM, Tata Motors, Airtel, Wipro, Bajaj Finserv, HCL were among the losers.
In the broader markets, the BSE Midcap index was down 0.4 per cent, and the Smallcap index slipped 0.8 per cent.
Except metal, all other sectoral indices ended in the red with IT, auto, power, realty, and oil and gas down 0.8-1 per cent.
In the previous session on Monday, the BSE Sensex closed at 57,654, up 127 points. On the other hand, the NSE Nifty50 ended day’s trading at 16,986, up 41 points.