Equity benchmark indices were trading in a narrow range on Wednesday amid weak global cues and ahead of the interim budget
slipped 28 points to 36,416, while the Nifty
was slightly down 4 points at 10,919 levels. The market breadth was narrow with 820 shares advancing, 827 shares declining, and 411 remaining unchanged.
Shares of Vijaya Bank
slipped after announcing Q3FY19 results. The bank's net profit stood at Rs143.4cr, up 80% on a yoy basis.
Shares of Wipro
hit a 52-week high at Rs355, gaining 2% on the BSE.
Shares of ITC
were up nearly 1% ahead of the company's Q3 numbers.
, Yes Bank
, Zee, Wipro and JSW Steel were the top gainers on the Nifty50, while Indiabulls HF, Grasim, Infosys, Titan, and M&M were trading in the red.
Volatility index India VIX slipped 0.76% to 17.84.
The most active stocks were Sun Pharma, Reliance Industries, Yes Bank, ICICI Prudential, and Mindtree.