Benchmark indices ended a volatile day flat, with Nifty being able to hold 10700 mark. The Bank Nifty gained 1 percent, helped by a gain of 7 percent in ICICI Bank.
The Sensex ended down 8 points at 35216, and the Nifty down 2 points at 10717. The market breadth was negative as 1148 shares advanced, against a decline of 1489 shares , while 141 shares are unchanged.
Among stocks, ICICI Bank, SBI, Axis Bank, Power Grid Corp, Bharti Airtel, Eicher Motors, HPCL and BPCl were the top gainers on the indices.