Sensex ends flat; IT, FMCG down

Our Bureau Mumbai | Updated on January 21, 2011

Worried investors looking at an electronic display board of the BSE at Dalal Street in Mumbai on Friday.   -  Business Line

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex ended the session flat on Friday due to profit-booking by funds in select stocks amid weak Asian cues.

At 3.30 p.m., the Sensex was down 30.6 points at 19,015.94 and the Nifty was down 15.65 points at 5,695.95.

Volume toppers during the session were SBI, RIL, L&T, ICICI Bank and Tata Steel. Major Sensex losers were Infosys, HDFC, ONGC, Wipro, ITC, HDFC Bank and L&T. ICICI Bank, SBI and RIL were the major gainers.

Among the sectoral indices, IT was down 1.25%, FMCG 1.234%, teck 0.98% and metal 0.7%. Oil & gas was up 0.86%, bankex 0.8%, power 0.74% and consumer durables 0.59%. Of the total 2,944 stocks traded, 1,535 advanced, 1,343 declined and 99 remained unchanged.

Published on January 21, 2011

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