BSE Sensex closed 4.67 points up at 27,990.21, while Nifty 50 index settled 3.45 points up at 8,632.60 after a volatile trade. Late recovery amid consolidation helped the equity benchmarks close flat with a positive bias on Tuesday. However Midcap sectors closed in negative note. BSE Small Cap dropped 8 points to 12433, BSE Midcap lost 35 points to 12945 and Nifty Midcap closed at 15058 with 27 points down. Asian Indices also traded low. Japan’s Nikkei dropped 100 points to 16497, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng closed at 22998 points with just 1 points up and China’s Shanghai Composite with minor hike of 5 points closed at 3090.
Idea Cellular, Bank of Baroda, HCL Tech, Infosys and TCS were top gainers while BHEL, BPCL, Tata Power, NTPC and Aurobindo Pharma were top losers.