The market had a choppy day of trade, swinging between strong gains and flattish moves on the indices. They have finally managed to end it on a flat note.
The Sensex is down 21.43 points or 0.06% at 36218.19, while the Nifty is down 1.40 points or 0.01% at 10945.90. The market breadth was negative as 1034 shares advanced, against a decline of 1538 shares, while 160 shares were unchanged.
TCS, Bajaj Auto, and Bharti Infratel were the top gainers, while Coal India, Vedanta, and UPL lost the most.
Tech Glitch on MCX: Leading commodity bourse MCX said the trading was halted at its platform for a brief period in the morning due to a technical glitch.
“MCX observed a technical problem with its trading system around 11:46 am today. The Exchange restarted the trading system and members were then allowed to re-login,” the exchange said in a regulatory filing.
The members were allowed to cancel their pending orders in the system in a special session between 12:40 pm to 12:55 pm. Thereafter, live normal trading resumed at 12:56 pm, it said.
The matter is being examined for identifying the root cause which led to the issue, the exchange added>