Share/Stock Market Highlights: The frontline equity indices on the BSE and National Stock Exchange (NSE) settled marginally lower on Wednesday as US-Iran tensions kept investors on the edge.
The S&P BSE Sensex settled at 40,817.74, down 51.73 points or 0.13 per cent, while the broader Nifty 50 ended at 12,025.35, down 27.60 points or 0.23 per cent.
Among the sectoral indices on NSE, the Nifty IT index and the Nifty FMCG index rose 0.37 and 0.11 per cent respectively, while the Nifty Auto index settled 0.75 per cent lower.
In the broader market, the S&P BSE MidCap index climbed 12.00 points or 0.08 per cent higher at 14,873.91, while the S&P BSE SmallCap index ended 22.58 points or 0.18 per cent higher at 13,876.68.
(with inputs from agencies)