Live market updates: The Indian markets were trading flat with a positive bias in the last trading session of the year 2020 on Thursday ahead of the expiry of December series derivative contracts later in the day.
Among headline indices, the S&P BSE Sensex hovered around 47,740 levels and the Nifty50 index was once testing the 14,000-mark. ONGC (up 1%) was once the top Sensex gainer, followed by Titan, Bajaj Finance, and ICICI Bank (up half a per cent, each and every).
The Nifty sectoral indices were mixed, with Nifty Realty index, up 1 per cent, leading the list of gainers. Anarock the day past said that housing sales in the October-December rose to 50,900 units across seven big cities from 29,520 units in the preceding quarter.
In the broader markets, the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were up 0.4 per cent each and every, outperforming their headline peers
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