Buying was seen in metal, pharma, banks, auto, realty and capital goods stocks. But heavy selling pressure was seen in IT and capital goods stocks.
Markets witnessing low trading
At 2.01 pm, the Sensex was down 60.48 points or 0.60 per cent at 9942.62, and the Nifty was down 9.55 points or 0.31 per cent at 3072.70. Markets are witnessing negative trend. Infosys, HDFC, M&M, Reliance Infra and TCS were down during the mid day trade.
However buying interests were seen in metals, pharma, banks and auto stocks.
Markets choppy; Sensex, Nifty trading low
At 12:04 pm, the Sensex was trading at 9,944, down 58 points and the Nifty was trading at 3,075, down 7 points. The Nifty April Futures were trading at 3-6 points premium.
The benchmark indices are trading rangebound. While metal, pharma, banking, cement, oil marketing shares and ntpc, L&T stock witnessed buying interest, selling continued in Infosys, Wipro, TCS, Reliance Industries, HDFC, BHEL, Reliance Infrastructure, Idea, Maruti, Unitech and HUL.
Markets open lower; turns choppy
Markets opened lower and turned choppy in the early trade as the stocks like HUL, Unitech, M&M, NTPC, HDFC, Wipro, Infosys, TCS, Reliance Industries, Maruti, Tata Motors, BHEL and DLF were trading lower.
At 9:58 am, the BSE Sensex was trading at 9,991, down 12 points and the NSE Nifty was trading at 3,081, down 0.7 points. The Nifty April Futures were trading with 3.55 points discount.
Major gainers in early trade are Ranbaxy, Tata Steel, Reliance Power, Ambuja Cements, Axis Bank, Reliance Capital, GAIL, Suzlon and Hindalco.