The Sensex ended 2 points higher at 21,755 while Nifty edged up 1.7 points to 6,494. Market volatility is likely to increase in the expiry , Nifty has support at 6470-80.
RIL shares gained 0.3 per cent to Rs. 888. if the gas prices are not hiked from April 1, then there could be a selloff in RIL shares and the outcome of the court case is also a key event to watch out for.
Reports quoting Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath said that the poll panel would look into the decision to hike gas price from April 1. The Supreme Court will on Monday hear PILs against gas price decision.
Hindalco shares fell 1.5 per cent to Rs. 121 after a report said that Moody's has warned of a ratings downgrade of its unit Novelis.
Trent shares rose 5 per cent to Rs. 1,047 after Tesco on Friday said it has entered into a deal with the Indian retailer to form a 50:50 joint venture.