Market Opens Equity benchmarks have begun the day on a flat note, with the Nifty trading just below 10,950-mark. The Sensex has held on to 36,200-mark on Wednesday morning.
The Sensex is higher by 23.84 points or 0.07% at 36263.46, while the Nifty is down 4.00 points or 0.04% at 10943.30. The market breadth is narrow as 235 shares have advanced, against a decline of 222 shares, while 52 shares are unchanged.
Among sectoral indices information technology (IT) stocks are standing out, gaining over 1 percent on the Nifty. This is led by gains in Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), and the rally has spilled over to other IT stocks as well. Weakness is visible among metals and PSU banks, among others. Midcaps are trading just around one-tenth of a percent lower.