Markets at day's low; Sensex trades below 29,000

The BSE Midcap was up 0.2%, while BSE Smallcap outperformed to rise over 5%

Market, Nifty, Sensex

The benchmark indices on Friday pared initial gains to turn flat. The S&P BSE Sensex reclaimed its crucial 29,000 mark in the early trade, while the broader Nifty50 also went above 8,950  after various exit polls suggested the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may comfortably cross the majority mark of 202 in the 403-seat UP Assembly, or come close to it.  At 1:09 pm, the 30-share Sensex was up 50 points at 28,979, while the 50-share Nifty was ruling at 8,939, up 12 points. In the broader market, the BSE Midcap was up 0.2%, while ...