Sensex snapped its 2-week winning streaks to register small losses by 45.26 points to conclude at 36,496.37, while Nifty managed to maintain the key 11,000-level to close at 11,010.20, losing a marginal 8.70 points.
Shares of Bajaj Finance soared over 8% after the company reported a 81% jump in consolidated net profit in the June quarter.
SC stayed an order of the Madurai bench of Madras HC awarding 196 grace marks to NEET students who had opted to write the exam in the Tamil language on account of error in translation
The Sensex rebounded over 145 points while the broader NSE Nifty settled above the 11,000-mark today, driven by a spurt in IT and pharma counters.
Essel Corporate plans to acquire 1.1 crore shares, or 1.15% stake, of Zee Entertainment Enterprises (ZEEL) from another promotor group entity at an estimated price of over Rs 610 crore.
Shares of optical fibre maker Sterlite Tech surged over 10 per cent as the company reported nearly two-fold jump in June quarter results.
Benchmark BSE Sensex rebounded over 145 points to close at 36,496.37 today while the broader NSE Nifty settled above the 11,000-mark on widespread gains led by IT and pharma stocks.
Sensex, which had opened at 36,377.03 points, traded at 36,499.08 points (1.16 pm) -- up by 147.85 points or 0.41 per cent -- from its previous session's close of 36,351.23 points.
The broader NSE Nifty was up 0.57 percent at 11,019.15, as of 0648 GMT, while the benchmark BSE Sensex climbed 0.55 percent to 36,551.05.
Indian equity indices opened on a flat note. Along with global factors, depreciation in the Indian rupee also weighed on the investor sentiments.