Adani Enterprises Ltd., Adani Ports and SEZ Ltd., UltraTech Cement Ltd., Hindalco Industries Ltd., and SBI Life Insurance Co. were the top gainers in the gauge.
Whereas, Bharti Airtel Ltd., Eicher Motors Ltd., Hero MotoCorp Ltd., Maruti Suzuki India Ltd., and Cipla Ltd. were the top losers amongst the NSE Nifty 50 constituents.
The broader market indices were trading higher; S&P BSE MidCap was up 0.38%, whereas S&P BSE SmallCap was higher by 0.32%.
Fourteen out of the 19 sectors compiled by BSE advanced, while the only five declined in trade.
The market breadth was skewed in favour of the bears. About 1,738 rose, 949 declined and 119 remained unchanged on the BSE.