Benchmark indices ended flat in the highly volatile session today.
At close, the Sensex was up 7.09 points or 0.01% at 49,751.41, and the Nifty was up 32.10 points or 0.22% at 14,707.80. About 1657 shares have advanced, 1213 shares declined, and 158 shares are unchanged.
Tata Steel, Tata Motors, ONGC, Hindalco Industries and UPL were among major gainers, while losers were Kotak Mahindra Bank, Maruti Suzuki, Bajaj Auto, Adani Ports and Divis Labs.
Nifty Metal index rose nearly 4 percent, while energy and infra indices added 1-2 percent. However, some selling seen in the pharma and banking names. BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices rose 0.7-1 percent.
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