BSE Sensex was up 31 points at fifty eight,283 even though NSE Nifty rose by 11 points to trade at 17,364. ONGC, Tata Motors, Nestle, Britannia and IOC ended up the prime gainers on Nifty, even though SBI Life and Axis Lender ended up the prime losers.
In the broader markets, the BSE Midcap index was up .24%, even though BSE Smallcap rose .34 for each cent.
Sectorally, Nifty FMCG, media and auto ended up the prime gainers. Nifty Realty was the prime sectoral loser.