Top Nifty gainers included Tech Mahindra, SBI and HCL Technologies.
The Indian market saw profit-booking at higher levels on August 12. The Nifty50 snapped a six-day winning streak but managed to close above 113,00 levels. The S&P BSE Sensex also closed with minor losses after four days of gains.
The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 38,369, 37 points lower, while the Nifty50 finished 14 points lower at 11,308.
Muted global markets and doubts about fresh US stimulus capped the upside. Mixed sentiment dragged on Asian stocks, as sniping continued between China and the United States, a Reuters report said.
On the domestic front, India’s industrial output contracted to 16.6 percent in June as against a 1.3 percent growth year-on-year (YoY), as per the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) data released by the government on August 11.