Sensex ends flat

Last Updated: Tue, Sep 24, 2013 10:08 hrs

The market opened lower, and despite staging a smart recovery soon, saw a choppy ride amid somewhat cautious trades today.

The Sensex, which declined to 19,930.84, ended at 19,927.98 (provisional) with a loss of around 27 points or 0.14%.

The Nifty closed at 5893.70, up 3.95 points or 0.07%.

After a weak start, the rupee recovered against the U.S. dollar.

Metal and PSU stocks mostly ended weak.

Information technology stocks opened on a firm note, but ended off their highs.

Realty stocks too retreated after a good start.

Bank stocks recovered after opening notably lower.

Oil, FMCG and pharma stocks ended on a mixed note.

Capital goods, automobile and power stocks moved higher.

The market breadth was even.

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