from marking its highest intraday level since August 2013.
LIC Housing Finance fell 1 percent after its December-quarter net profit rose by 38.2 percent to 3.27 billion rupees, falling short of some analysts' expectations.
TCS fell 0.1 percent ahead of its October-December results later in the day.
However, HCL Technologies Ltd rose 4.5 percent after earlier rising to a record high of 1,398 rupees after the company's December-quarter consolidated net profit rose more than expected.
Bajaj Auto rose 0.7 percent after the company reported a better-than-expected 10.5 percent increase in quarterly net profit, helped by foreign exchange gains and as higher revenues from exports helped offset weak demand for its vehicles.
FACTORS TO WATCH
* Aussie dollar slumps to 3-1/2-year low after jobs data
* Oil falls below $107 as supply outlook improves
* Stocks, dollar cheered by global economy pick-up
* Foreign institutional investor flows