Market front line indices, the Sensex & Nifty closed on a mixed note in a volatile session on Friday.
The Sensex closed 12.81 points higher at 41,945.37 while the Nifty-fifty lost 3 points to settle at 12,352.
Bharti Airtel, Dr.Reddys, Reliance Industries, Grasim and Sun Pharma were the top Nifty gainers, whereas Bharti Infratel, IndusInd Bank, Gail India, Vedanta and Bharat Petroleum Corp were the major losers.
On a weekly-basis, both the Sensex& Nifty gained 0.08 percent each. Thus far this year, the Sensex gained 690 points, higher by 1.68 percent and the Nifty gained 184-pts, up by 1.50 percent. Avail the Free Nifty trading tips and the latest stock tips from the experts.
Among key stocks, TCS closed 0.84 percent lower, closing at Rs 2,220-per share on NSE for the day.
The Reliance Industries share price ended higher by 2.80 percent at Rs1,581-per share on the NSE.
HDFC Bank shares closed lower by 0.80 percent to Rs.1,277.40, while the Non-Banking Financial Company HDFC closed lower by 1.18 percent to Rs2,452.70-per share.
Among the sectoral indices, The Nifty Bank settled 263 points or 0.83 percent lower at 31,590, while the IT index closed 0.15 percent lower at 16,356.
The Nifty FMCG settled 0.11 percent higher at 31,371, while the Auto index ended 0.38 percent higher to settle at 8,427 and the Metal index lost 0.70 percent to settle at 2,864.