In the broader markets, the mid and smallcap indices have seen 0.4% gains.
IT and Teck indices down 2% each along with Realty index down 0.1% were the only sectoral indices in the red.
Bankex, Power, Oil & Gas, Meta, Auto and FMCG indices were up 0.4-0.6%.
The only losers among Sensex-30 were IT majors, TCS, Infosys, Wipro and Maruti Suzuki down 0.7-3.7%. TCS slipped after the company announced that fourth quarter of FY14 will be weak, with the management expecting margins to be down by 40-50 basis points.