Market staged a sharp comeback in the fag-end session on value buying in select bank, auto and energy stocks.
Global cues too were subdued as investors restricted their bets ahead of key central bank meetings.
Led by buying in consumption and capital goods, the BSE barometer settled up 352 points, or 0.95%.
BSE Midcap outperformed Sensex, rising 0.76 per cent.
BSE Midcap and smallcap indices displayed stellar gains, surging 1.77 per cent and 2.21 per cent, respectively.
The upbeat mood of the market failed to stem the fall in the two-wheeler space today.
Two-wheeler makers Hero MotoCorp and Bajaj Auto hit 52-week lows today.
The no-trust motion against the Modi government came as a major overhang on market.
Surging inflation may push India's central bank to hike key rates in its next policy meet in August.
Market breadth was negative with 812 stocks advancing on BSE, compared with 1,824 decliners.
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