Share/Stock Market Highlights: The frontline equity indices on the BSE and National Stock Exchange (NSE) ended flat with some minor gains on Thursday.
The S&P BSE Sensex rose 54.81 points (0.09 per cent) to settle at 58,305.07, while the Nifty 50 ended at 17,369.25, up 15.75 points (0.09 per cent).
Bharti Airtel, Nestle India, Tata Steel, Bajaj Finserv, HCL Technologies and ITC were the top gainers on the Sensex on Thursday while Titan Company, Ultratech Cement, Bajaj Auto, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank and Bajaj Finance were the laggards.
The broader market indices however outpoerformed their benchmark peer and ended over 0.5 per cent higher. The S&P BSE MidCap index rose 138.21 points (0.56 per cent) to end at 24,705.29. Future Retail, JSW Energy and Adani Power were the top gainers among mid-caps. Likewise, the S&P BSE SmallCap climbed 143.82 points (0.52 per cent) to settle at 27,645.10. Here, the gains were led by Dish TV India, Future Consumer and KPR Mill.
Among the sectoral indices on NSE, Nifty Media index was the best performer of the day surging 2.97 per cent led by a sharp rally in Dish TV. This apart, the Nifty FMCG and Nifty Metal index rose 0.78 per cent each. The key Nifty Bank slipped 0.23 per cent.
Going ahead, markets will remain shut on Friday, September 10, 2021, on account of Ganesh Chaturthi.
(with inputs from agencies)