CHENNAI: The benchmark BSE Sensex was dealing higher in the early hours by 198 points while Nifty was noted with 9,900 points in the early business.
The BSE 30-share increased by 197.70 points to 31,797.46 in the early trade while NSE Nifty was also raised by 49.55 points or 0.50 per cent at 9,921.05.
Traders affirmed that a firm Asian market in spite of growing US-North Korea worry had a bearing at this point. In addition, incessant propelling in of funds by domestic institutional investors (DIIs) propped up the domestic equities.
In the afternoon hours, Sensex was noted lower by 232.05 points or 0.73 per cent at 31,367.71 on 30-share BSE index while on the 50-share NSE index Nifty was behind 65.3 points or 0.66 per cent at 9,806.20.
On BSE sectoral indexes, healthcare index decreased by 1.46 per cent, metal loss by 1.27 per cent, banking shares decreased by 1.04 per cent along with capital goods decreased by 0.85 per cent. While, consumer durables indices was increased by 0.17 per cent, IT 0.09 per cent and TECk 0.04 per cent.
The top five Sensex failures were Adani Ports (-2.83%), Sun Pharma (-2.58%), Reliance (-2.04%), ICICI Bank (-1.68%), State Bank of India (-1.63%), on the other hand, the top achievers were TCS (+1.09%) and ITC (+0.53%).