Nifty Midcap index was down 179 points. Punjab National Bank down 6 percent after Q4 earnings.
Benchmark indices ended flat after a volatile day as the outcome of the Karnataka election 2018 remained uncertain.
The Congress, followed by BJP, reached out to JD(S). JD(S)' Kumaraswamy has confirmed an alliance with the Congress and sought a meeting with the Governor. The Governor though is yet to meet all involved parties for a final call.
The 30-share BSE Sensex was down 12.77 points at 35,543.94 and the 50-share NSE Nifty fell 4.70 points to 10,801.90.
Nifty Midcap index was down 179 points. Punjab National Bank down 6 percent after Q4 earnings.For more, watch the Markets@Moneycontrol show as Moneycontrol Research analyst Shishir Asthana talks to Anchal Pathak about what moved the markets today.