Markets have consolidated gains and continued to trade in a narrow range as most of the key Asian markets were quiet in pre-holiday trade amid looming concerns over US fiscal cliff.
Among key Sensex stocks, Infosys led the gains by rising 1.4% while Tata Consultancy Services and Wipro rose nearly 1% each, Sun Pharmaceuticals was up 1.2% while Dr Reddy’s rose 1% and in metal space, Tata Steel and Sterlite Industries gained 1% each, Mahindra & Mahindra rose nearlyl 1%. Among losers, Maruti Suzuki declined 1% and Tata Motors was down 0.1% while HDFC Bank fell 0.3% on BSE.
Among the other key notable movers, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals gained 2%. Lanco Infratech has rallied 7% to Rs 13.40 .