Sensex holds 39,000 amid choppy trade; auto, metals stocks fall

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Market Update:

Benchmark indices were trading in the positive, with Sensex up over 100 points, while Nifty was near 11,700 levels.

Sensex was up 110.05 points or 0.28 percent at 39,241.09, and the Nifty was up 28.40 points or 0.24 percent at 11,691. About 1062 shares have advanced, 1246 shares declined, and 133 shares are unchanged.

Kotak Mahindra, Indiabulls Housing, HCL Technologies were the biggest gainers, while Yes Bank, ONGC and Eicher Motors were the top losers.

On the sectoral front, all but auto and pharma stocks were trading in the red. FMCG stocks were the top gainers, up 0.78 percent on Nifty.

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Market Update:

Benchmark indices were trading in the positive, with Sensex up over 100 points, while Nifty was near 11,700 levels.

Sensex was up 110.05 points or 0.28 percent at 39,241.09, and the Nifty was up 28.40 points or 0.24 percent at 11,691. About 1062 shares have advanced, 1246 shares declined, and 133 shares are unchanged.

Kotak Mahindra, Indiabulls Housing, HCL Technologies were the biggest gainers, while Yes Bank, ONGC and Eicher Motors were the top losers.

On the sectoral front, all but auto and pharma stocks were trading in the red. FMCG stocks were the top gainers, up 0.78 percent on Nifty.