Indices was lower on Friday on concerns of weak markets in the Asian region.
At 2:15pm (IST), the BSE Sensex was trading at 19753, down 11 points over the previous close. It had earlier touched a day's high of 19790 and a day's low of 19679. It opened at 19782.
The NSE Nifty was quoting at 6,003, down 5 points over the previous close. It earlier touched a day’s high of 6,011 and a day’s low of 5981. It opened at 6,011.
The BSE Small-Cap index and BSE Mid- Cap index was trading flat.
RIL, Wipro, TCS, Infosys, Dr Reddys Lab, ONGC, Hero MotoCorp, BHEL, Maruti are among gainers in Sensex and Nifty.
SBI, ICICI Bank, Tata Steel, Bajaj Auto, Tata Motors, Hindalco Inds, Mahindra & Mahindra, NTPC, Sun Pharma, HDFC are among losers in Sensex and Nifty.
Teck, FMCG, IT, Power and Oil and gas indices are the gainers.
HC, PSU, Realty, Metal, Consumer Durables, Bankex, Capital Goods, Metal, are the losers.
Asian stocks were trading lower as Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Taiwan and South Korea shares down 0.1-0.79%.
Real estate firm DLF fell 2% after the Competition Commission of India (CCI) passed an order modifying several clauses in company's buyer agreements.
Other Corporate News
Activity in the Indian private sector improved during December for the forty-fourth successive month. The HSBC India Composite Output Index posted 56.3 in December, up from 53.2 in November.
Tata Power is reportedly planning to slash cost per unit at its regulated Trombay-based power generating facility to Rs 4.48 per unit from Rs 14 per unit.
Housing and Urban Development Corp. is planning to raise at least Rs7.50 bn via tax-free bonds, says report.
Trends in FII flows: The FIIs were net buyers of Rs13.97bn in the cash segment on Thursday, while the domestic institutional investors (DIIs) were net sellers of Rs9.05bn, as per the provisional figures released by the NSE.
The foreign funds were net buyers of Rs10.84bn in the cash segment on Wednesday, according to the SEBI figures.