Stock Market Update: Fluctuating day, Sensex, Nifty close at flat level

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Despite opening results, the domestic markets closed flat on Tuesday. The Sensex index ended at 60,978.75, up 37.08 points, or 0.061 percent, from its previous close, and the Nifty 50 closed at 18,118.30, up 0.25 points, or 0 percent, from its previous close.

Domestic bourses ended flat on Tuesday despite strong global sentiments and upbeat third quarter results. The Sensex index ended at 60,978.75, up 37.08 points, or 0.061 percent, from its previous close, and the Nifty 50 closed at 18,118.30, up 0.25 points, or 0 percent, from its previous close. Sector-wise, Nifty Auto index was the best sectoral performer as it gained 1.2 per cent. Nifty PSU Bank and Nifty Realty index, in contrast, were the worst sectoral performers as it fell up to 1.3 per cent.

Top gainers of NIFTY

On the NSE Nifty, TATAMOTORS shares closed with a gain of 3.33 per cent, MARUTI by 3.31 per cent, BAJAJ-AUTO by 1.67 per cent, BRITANNIA by 1.55 per cent, HCLTECH by 1.35 per cent.

These stocks showed a break on NIFTY

NSE Nifty saw AXISBANK decline by 2.40 per cent, HINDALCO by 2.05 per cent, DRDEDDY by 2.05 per cent, POWERGRID by 1.87 per cent and SBILIFE by 1.76 per cent.

Indian rupee gains

At the interbank foreign exchange market, the Indian rupee closed at 81.71 per dollar, up by 38 paise against the previous closing price of 81.40.