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Stock Market Today: Sensex, Nifty End Flat Tracking Volatility. HeroMoto Up 5%

The two key equity benchmarks, Sensex and Nifty, on Thursday ended flat while exhibiting lacklustre trade throughout the day amid mixed global cues. The S&P BSE Sensex closed marginally down by 6 points to 66,018. The index hit a high of 66,235, and a low of 65,981 in intraday. On the other hand, the NSE Nifty50 settled at 19,802, down 10 points.

On the 30-share Sensex platform, UltraCemco, L&T, Bajaj Finance, TCS, Infosys, NTPC were among the losers. On the flip side, IndusInd Bank, JSW Steel, Airtel, HDFC Bank, Wipro, Tata Steel emerged gainers. Among specific stocks, Hero MotoCorp gained nearly 5 per cent was the top gainer among the Nifty 50 stocks. Bajaj Auto rallied over 3 per cent, while Cipla plunged almost 8 per cent.

A total of 1,748 shares advanced, 1,407 shares dropped, while 120 shares remain unchanged.

In the broader market, the BSE Midcap advanced 0.2 per cent, while the Smallcap added 0.5 per cent.

Sectorwise, auto, bank, metal, FMCG, realty, oil & gas gained, while pharma index went down 1 per cent.

In the previous session on Wednesday, the BSE Sensex closed with a nominal gain of 92 points at 66,023, while the NSE Nifty50 settled at 19,811, up 28 points.

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