After clocking record high during the opening session, the market ended the day on a relatively subdued note as investors booked profits due to the rally witnessed by benchmarks this week.
The 30-share Sensex was up 63.14 points at 29648.99, while the Nifty was up 6.35 points at 9160.05. The market breadth was negative as 1,225 shares advanced, 1,593 shares declined, while 204 shares are unchanged.
ITC was the top gainer on both the indices, while PSU banks and telecom stocks saw a fall.
The FMCG major gained on the back of GST Council’s announcements to cap cess on tobacco products. The index heavyweight’s rally actually held the market largely above the green zone.