Market Live: Sensex, Nifty open flat; Infosys, Bharti, Coal India early gainers
Benchmark indices opened flat on Wednesday, continuing previous day's consolidation further as investors await December quarter earnings.
The 30-share BSE Sensex was up 36.20 points at 34,479.39 and the 50-share NSE Nifty gained 2.40 points at 10,639.40.
Bharti Airtel, ONGC, Coal India, ITC, Infosys, Sun Pharma, Reliance Industries, Vedanta, Tech Mahindra and HCL Technologies were early gainers.
HPCL, BPCL, Eicher Motors, Asian Paints, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Axis Bank and IndusInd Bank were early losers.
The Nifty Midcap Index was up 40 points. About three shares advanced for every two shares falling on the NSE.
Shalby fell 4 percent after weak earnings for December quarter.
Jubilant Foodworks, Future Retail, Infinite Computer Solutions, V-Mart Retail, Idea Cellular, Glenmark Pharma and Punj Lloyd gained 1-4 percent.