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Key equity markets provisionally close flat

IANS  |  Mumbai 

The key equity indices on Wednesday provisionally closed on a flat note following broadly negative global cues and heavy selling pressure in the and sectors.

However, healthy buying in consumer durables and limited the downslide of the key indices.

At 3.30 p.m., the wider Nifty50 of (NSE) closed at 10,417.15 points, unchanged from the previous close.

The barometer 30-scrip Sensex of the BSE, which opened at 33,970.35 points, provisionally closed (3.30 p.m.) at 33,940.44 points -- up 60.19 points or 0.18 per cent from its previous session's close.

The Sensex touched a high of 33,981.54 points and a low of 33,750.74 during the intra-day trade.

The market breadth was bearish with 1,516 declines and 1,192 advances.

"Equity markets ended in narrow trade, after a choppy session dragged by financials and companies," said Dhruv Desai, of

TCS, Sun Pharma, Hindustan Unilever, and (DVR) were the top gainers on the Top losers were Ports, State of India,Yes Bank, ICICI and Axis

On the NSE, Vedanta, TCS and led the gainers, while BPCL, and were among the top losers.



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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 16:08 IST