Sensex was down 25.16 points

Sensex was down 25.16 points

Market Close: Indian indices ended marginally lower after erasing most of the intraday losses on May 15 with Nifty managed to close above 9100 level.

At close, the Sensex was down 25.16 points or 0.08% at 31097.73, while Nifty was down 5.90 points or 0.06% at 9136.85. About 1068 shares have advanced, 1208 shares declined, and 176 shares are unchanged.

M&M, Zee Ent, Axis Bank, UPL and Bharti Infratel were among major losers on the Nifty, while gainers were Vednata, Bharti Airtel, BPCL, Asian Paints and Tata Steel.

On sectoral front, auto, bank, IT, pharma remained under pressure, while metal, energy and infra witnessed buying.