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Sensex, Nifty closes flat amid listless trade; Sun Pharma up 5%

Our Bureau/Agencies | Updated on July 31, 2020

The benchmark indices ended on a weak note on Friday amid listless trading.

The Sensex closed 0.34 per cent down at 37,606, while the Nifty finished 0.14 per cent lower at 11,087.

Among the sectoral indices, the Nifty Pharma gained 3.6 per cent lead by Sun Pharma and Cipla, both ending with gains of over 5 per cent.

Nifty PSU Bank and Nifty Realty index were the other sectoral gainers closing with gains of over 1.4 per cent.

The Media index locked 0.9 per cent lower. The midcap index posted gains of 0.4 per cent while the small-cap index gained 0.8 per cent.

The market breadth was negative, with 957 stocks closing in red while 829 scrips closed in the green.

 

Published on July 31, 2020

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