Sensex ends with marginal gain

Source : SIFY
Last Updated: Mon, Aug 26, 2013 10:09 hrs
Investors watch share index at local share trading market in Chandigarh

The Indian stock market opened on a buoyant note on positive global cues.

It then shrugged off a couple of mid-session setbacks, but ended flat following a sell-off during the fag end of the session.

The Sensex ended at 18,539.13 (provisional) with a gain of 19.69 points or 0.11%.

The Nifty closed at 5470.05, down 1.30 points or 0.02%.

Power, healthcare, information technology and metal stocks had a fairly good outing.

Select FMCG stocks posted solid gains.

Automobile and consumer durables stocks turned in a mixed performance.

Oil and bank stocks traded weak.

Midcap and smallcap stocks mostly moved higher.

The market breadth was slightly strong.

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