Domestic equity benchmarks, Sensex & Nifty, edged up on recovery in bank and IT stocks.
Markets led volatility throughout the day on profit-booking in select stocks. The Sensex settled at 39616-level, up 86pts while NSE Nifty 27pts lower at 11,871-level.
However, for the week the Sensex ended 0.25% lower and Nifty down 0.44% for the shortened week.
Among Sensex stocks, IndusIndBank, BajajFinance, Mahindra&Mahidnra, SBI and ICICI Bank led the gains, rising up to 1.90%. YESBank stock ended lower by 2.37pc to Rs139.95-per share. PowerGrid, CoalIndia, Sun Pharma, Bajaj Auto and ONGC were among other losers.
Pharma, Auto, energy, realty were the worst performing indices on NSE sectorally, whereas Banking, financial and IT logged the most gains. On Nifty50, 21-stocks advanced while 29-stocks declined..