The BSE Sensex closed 10.08 points, or 0.03%, down at 34,431.97, while the Nifty 50 ended 6.15 points, or 0.06%, lower at 10,380.45. Outperforming the benchmark, the BSE mid and small cap indices rose 1.10% and 1.09%, respectively.
Among the sectoral indices on BSE, capital goods and realty gained over 2%. Basic materials, industrials, consumer durables and metal rose between 1% to 1.7%.
On the other hand, IT and teck led losses and were down over 1.5%.Yes Bank, Axis Bank, L&T, Hindalco and BPCL were among the major gainers on the key indices, whereas
Infosys, HCL Tech, Coal India and NTPC were among the top losers.