Closing Bell: Sensex, Nifty End Flat After Volatile Session
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Closing Bell: Sensex, Nifty End Flat After Volatile Session

Indian equity benchmarks ended flat on Monday, 2 December, after a volatile session as gains in Reliance Industries Ltd were offset by losses in HDFC Bank Ltd, BloombergQuint reported.

The S&P BSE Sensex rose 0.02 percent to close at 40,802.17 while the NSE Nifty 50 fell 0.07 percent to 12,048. The broader markets represented by the NSE Nifty 500 Index fell 0.16 percent.

The market breadth was tilted in favour of sellers. About 1,095 stocks declined and 718 shares advanced on the National Stock Exchange.

Ten out of 11 sectoral gauges compiled by NSE ended lower, led by the NSE Nifty IT Index’s 0.97 percent fall. On the flipside, the NSE Nifty Metal Index was the only sectoral gainer, up 0.27 percent.

Major gainers on the indices include Bharti Airtel, JSW Steel, Grasim Industries, Reliance Industries and Asian Paints, while the losers were Yes Bank, Eicher Motors, Bajaj Finance, Bharti Infratel and ONGC, Moneycontrol reported.

(With inputs from BloombergQuint & Moneycontrol.)

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