Mumbai: Equity benchmarks Sensex and Nifty ended marginally lower after a uneven session on Wednesday amid profit-taking in newest gainers, no matter a largely constructive growth in world markets.
After swinging 666.64 elements, the 30-share BSE Sensex settled 19.69 elements or 0.04 per cent lower at 51,309.39.
Equally, the broader NSE Nifty slipped 2.80 elements or 0.02 per cent to fifteen,106.50.
HDFC Monetary establishment, Bharti Airtel, Axis Monetary establishment, Nestle India, ONGC, L&T and SBI and have been among the many many laggards inside the Sensex pack, shedding over 1 per cent.
Alternatively, Bajaj Finserv, M&M, Bajaj Finance, Titan and TCS have been among the many many gainers.
In response to retailers, merchants used the higher ranges as a risk to information earnings through the day, retaining the benchmarks dangerous.
Elsewhere in Asia, bourses in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Seoul ended with good factors.
Stock exchanges in Europe have been moreover shopping for and promoting on a constructive discover in early presents. the worldwide oil benchmark Brent crude was shopping for and promoting 0.23 per cent bigger at USD 61.36 per barrel.