Sensex ends in green

Last Updated: Thu, Jan 23, 2014 10:08 hrs
BSE Sensex<br>

Despite weak global cues, the Indian stock market ended on a positive note on Thursday.

Traders digested a mixed batch of quarterly results, and activity was mostly stock specific.

The Sensex ended at 21,383.01 (provisional) with a gain of 45.34 points or 0.21%.

The Nifty closed at 6347.95, up 9 points or 0.14%.

Capital goods stocks had a good outing, thanks to impressive results from Larsen & Toubro.

Consumer durables stocks were the other notable gainers.

Bank, realty, power, IT, FMCG and pharma stocks ended on a mixed note.

Oil, metal and automobile stocks traded weak.

Midcap and smallcap stocks were mostly subdued.

The market breadth was slightly weak.

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