Markets ended marginally higher on Wednesday with gains in sectoral guages such as Banks, FMCG and IT stocks.
The 30-scrip Sensex ended 85-pts higher at 39,216-level, while the 5-stock Nifty added 25-pts to close at 11,687. The Nifty Midcap/ Smallcap index were declined by 0.3/0.2 percent, each.
Indiabulls-HF, ZEEL UPL, Hindalco and SBI were top gainers on the Nifty50, while YesBank, Eicher Motors, GAIL India, Maruti and ONGC led the losses.
All sectoral gauges, barring the Nifty Auto &Nifty Pharma, closed higher. The Nifty PSU Bank being top index gained closed higher by 1.12% followed by the Nifty FMCG which closed higher by 84%.
Also, the Nifty IT rose 0.6%, followed by the Nifty Bank & Nifty Financial Services added 0.5/0.4% each.
Yes Bank shares declined 5.25% on concern ahead of Q1 earnings to be announced post market hours today.