The Nifty was at 8,072, up 4.40 points or 0.05 per cent. It touched a high of 8,080.65 and a low of 8,041.20 in trade today. The S&P BSE Midcap Index was up 0.20 per cent and the S&P BSE Smallcap Index was 0.25 per cent higher. Among the sectoral indices, the S&P BSE Healthcare Index was 0.61 per cent lower, the S&P BSE FMCG Index slipped 0.11 per cent and the S&P Bankex was down 0.63 per cent.
Trading of CNX Nifty futures on the Singapore stock exchange indicates that the Nifty could fall 17 points at the opening bell. Asian stocks were mixed. Among corporate news, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced after market hours on Tuesday, 16 December 2014, that the company has joined the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC).