Live Updating: Indian Market Trades Low; BSE Sensex Holds 21000

Live Updating: Indian Market Trades Low; BSE Sensex Holds 210001.15 PM IST: Indian Stock Market was trading flat on Thursday due to lack on any triggers and muted global market trends. Majority of Asian markets ended the day with marginal loss today. Indian companies have reported better-than-expected earnings for second quarter and the stock prices have reflected the investor optimism.

Among major gainers in today's trade were Bank of Baroda, PNB, JP Associates and Sesa Sterlite. Bank of Baroda declared impressive results today and the stock was trading higher by 5 percent. Among major losers in afternoon trade were Ambuja Cements, ACC, ONGC and Dr Reddys Labs.

Real estate major DLF declared decline of 28% in its quarterly net profit due to higher interest outgo and higher cost of operations. The company reported decline of 4% in income from operations. The stock was trading flat.

Market Analyst Hemant Thukral has given buy call for automobile major M&M. Sudarshan Sukhani has given buy call for Maruti Suzuki. Contrary to analyst expectations, automobile companies have declared impressive results and the stocks have witnessed increased demand in the markets.

Isha Sondhi and Kunal Mishra report live markets from Mumbai, India during market trading hours.