Share/Stock Market Highlights: The frontline equity indices on the BSE and National Stock Exchange ended with marginal gains on Tuesday.
The S&P BSE Sensex rose 69.33 points (0.12 per cent) to end at 58,247.09, while the Nifty 50 inched up 24.70 points (0.14 per cent) to settle at 17,380.00. Earlier in the day, the Nifty had hit a fresh lifetime high of 17,438.55.
IndusInd Bank, HCL Technologies, Bajaj Auto, Tech Mahindra, Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and Kotak Mahindra Bank were the top gains on the Sensex pack while Nestle India, Ultratech Cement, Hindustan Unilever (HUL), Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Tata Steel, Bajaj Finserv were the top laggards.
Among the sectoral indices, the Nifty Media index was the top gainer of the day surging 14.40 per cent higher led by a 40 per cent rally in Zee Entertainment Enterprises. This apart, the Nifty Private Bank index gained 1.03 per cent led by Yes Bank, IndusInd Bank and IDFC First Bank.
In the broader market, the S&P BSE MidCap ended at 25,053.67, up 270.22 points (1.09 per cent) while the S&P BSE SmallCap settled at 28,042.45, up 176.31 points (0.63 per cent).
(with inputs from agencies)