Mumbai: The equity benchmark indices ended higher today. Sensex closed on January 06 at 621.31 points lower at 59,601.84. Nifty ended 179.35 points lower at 17,745.90.
In the previous season, Sensex closed on January 05 at 367.22 points higher at 60,223.15. Nifty ended 120.00 points higher at 17,925.25.
Among sectors, except auto and oil & gas, all other sectoral indices ended lower with IT and Realty indices down 1 percent each. The BSE midcap and smallcap indices ended on flat note.