Sensex was up 12.81 points

Sensex was up 12.81 points

Benchmark indices ended with little change on January 17 with Nifty finished above 12,350 mark.

At close, the Sensex was up 12.81 points or 0.03% at 41945.37, and the Nifty was down 3.10 points or 0.03% at 12352.40. About 1312 shares have advanced, 1192 shares declined, and 170 shares are unchanged. 

Bharti Infratel, IndusInd Bank, GAIL, BPCL and Yes Bank were among major losers on the Nifty, while gainers included Bharti Airtel, Dr Reddys Labs, Reliance Industries, Sun Pharma and Grasim Industries.

Among sectors, bank and metal witnessed some selling, while pharma, auto, infra and energy indices ended higher.