Share/Stock Market Highlights: The benchmark equity indices on the BSE and National Stock Exchange (NSE) ended flat on Wednesday after hitting fresh all-time highs earlier in the day.
The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 55,944.21, down 14.77 points (0.03 per cent), while the Nifty 50 settled at 16,634.65, up 10.05 points (0.06 per cent).
Earlier in the day both the frontline indices had opened on a positive note and hit their respective record highs, the Sensex breached the 56,000-mark and touched 56,198.13 while the broader Nifty surged to 16,712.45.
TCS was the top gainer on the Sensex pack, rising over 1 per cent, followed by Infosys, Reliance Industries (RIL), HUL, Nestle India and ITC. On the other hand, Bajaj Finserv, Titan, Maruti Suzuki, Bharti Airtel and Tata Steel were among the laggards.
In the broader market however, the S&P BSE MidCap index ended 22,947.56, up 131.21 points (0.58 per cent) while the S&P BSE SmallCap settled at 25,961.50, 174.54 points (0.68 per cent).
(with inputs from agencies)