Bombay stocks finished a flat session marginally lower Thursday.
The BSE Sensex dropped a point to 10,840.6.
Top Sensex gainers were
, up 3.4% on news of a settlement with Bangladesh over steel plant plans, and bank
, up 2.8%. The other gainers included
Technology stocks like software player
and IT majors
were among the major losers. Power, pharma and select auto stocks also slid.
Major laggards on the BSE Sensex were
, down 3.3%,
, down 2.2%, and HDFC Bank, down 2.1%. Other losers nicluded
gained 0.8% on news the company is drawing up plans to invest in Sri Lanka oil ventures.
Steel Authority of India
gained 7.3% on news the goverment will merge
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