The Indian benchmarks ended the day on a negative note on December 28, 2013. The indexes opened on a stronger note and inched up. After gaining some minor ground, the high of the day was made and indexes started losing ground. In the end, they closed towards the low of the day. The market sunk into pressure after opening in the green. The Nifty ended the day below 6300, 6291.10 down 23 points, while the Sensex closed 51 points lower at 21143.01.While the BSE Midcap lost 0.10 percent, Small cap soared a 0.22 percent. Bhel, Coal India, HDFC, Tata Motors and Reliance were top gainers in the Sensex. On the losing side were Infosys, Bajaj Auto, M&M, L&T, and ICICI Bank. On the sectoral front, all the indexes except three closed in red. The Metal Index closed as the biggest gainer with the gains of more than two-third of a percentage point. On the other hand Realty Index closed as the biggest loser with a loss of slightly less than one and six-tens of a percentage point.
Further, the market breadth closed positive as six stocks were seen advancing against five declining stocks.