Domestic fairness benchmarks Sensex and Nifty surrendered early gains to end flat on Wednesday as profit-booking emerged in market majors Reliance Industries and HDFC Bank.
After rallying 452 factors in the course of the day, the BSE Sensex slipped within the crimson to end 24.58 factors or 0.07 per cent decrease at 37,663.33.
The NSE Nifty inched up 6.40 factors or 0.06 per cent to shut at 11,101.65.
HDFC Bank and Reliance Industries have been among the many prime laggards, tumbling over 1 per cent, as buyers booked earnings after their current bull run.
PowerGrid, Tech Mahindra, Infosys, Nestle India and HCL Tech too ended with losses.
On the opposite hand, Tata Steel rallied over 6 per cent, adopted by Titan, Maruti, Bharti Airtel and M&M.
According to merchants, regardless of optimistic cues from world markets and sustained overseas fund inflows, stock-specific motion dictated home market motion in the course of the day.
Bourses in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul settled with gains, whereas Tokyo closed decrease.
Stock exchanges in Europe have been buying and selling on a optimistic word in early offers.
Global oil benchmark Brent crude jumped 2.09 per cent to USD 45.36 per barrel.
In the foreign exchange market, the rupee settled with gains of 10 paise at 74.94 towards the US greenback.