Back home, 17 out of 30 sensex-based scrips finished with losses while others settled with gains. HDFC was the top loser with a fall of 1.33 per cent, followed by Dr Reddy's Lab (1.18 pc), Tata Motors (1.18 pc), Infosys (0.91 pc), SBI (0.85 pc) and TCS (0.69 pc). Bharti Airtel rose by 1.02 per cent, ONGC by 0.57 per cent, Tata Steel by 0.56 per cent and RIL by 0.34 per cent.
Reflecting good buying in second-line stocks, the market breadth, despite closing lower, turned positive as 1,837 stocks ended with gains while 799 closed with losses.
The total turnover was at Rs 968.37 crore.
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE) will remain closed tomorrow, November 14, 2012, on account of Diwali holiday.