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( 06 Nov 2017)
Post Session: Sensex, Nifty end mixed; ONGC, Tata Motors rally

Indian benchmarks ended rangebound session on a mixed note on Monday as investors await more corporate earnings. The market had hit fresh high in intraday trade riding on hopes that the government may announce measures to help traders and small businesses in the next GST council meeting that begins on Thursday.

The Bombay Stock Exchange bellwether Sensex closed at 33731.19 up by 45.63 points or by 0.14 per cent while the NSE Nifty was at 10451.8 down by 0.7 points or by 0.01 per cent.

In the day’s trade so-far, Sensex touched intraday high of 33848.42 and intraday low of 33582.38 The NSE Nifty touched intraday high of 10490.45 and intraday low of 10413.75.

The top gainers of the BSE Sensex pack were Tata Motors Ltd. (Rs. 259.25,+5.00%), Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 198.65,+3.81%), Tata Motors Ltd. (Rs. 461.55,+3.28%), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (Rs. 1364.35,+2.49%), Cipla Ltd. (Rs. 655.40,+2.47%), among others.

The top losers of the BSE Sensex pack were Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Rs. 541.40,-1.96%), NTPC Ltd. (Rs. 178.85,-1.81%), Bharti Airtel Ltd. (Rs. 532.75,-1.59%), Lupin Ltd. (Rs. 1034.70,-1.39%), Axis Bank Ltd. (Rs. 533.55,-1.19%), among others.

Among the sectors, Consumer durables and auto indices emerged as top gainers rising 8.6 per cent and 1.16 per cent respectively.

The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was strong. On BSE out of total shares traded 3184 , shares advanced were 1531 while 1478 shares declined and 175 were unchanged.