Sectorally it was a mixed bag with auto leading the pack with gains of 0.8 per cent, followed by metals, oil and gas and energy.
According to sources, exchanges system is not able to handle such a large number of transactions at the closing time.
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The market will be looking forward to the release of industrial production, retail and wholesale inflation figures this week.
Banking stocks saw selling pressure as investors took a cautious stance ahead of the RBI monetary policy meet outcome this Friday.
Interim stay follows appeal by Bajaj Finance & private banks.
Exchanges cite non-compliance with market rules.
Investors will be closely monitoring foreign fund flows, crude movement and the rupee.
Some listed companies, especially due to their family-driven nature, have been found to be wanting on the related-party transactions.
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