Investors remained on the sidelines ahead of Karnataka election results, due on Tuesday.
Market participants turned to bargain hunting ahead of industrial production and inflation data.
Volatility continued despite positive global cues as investors remained cautious on rise in oil price and weak rupee.
Nearly 80 stocks hit fresh 52-week highs against 142 stocks that hit fresh 52-week lows.
Market turned volatile as investors were concerned over fall in rupee and surge in oil prices.
The overall market breadth remained positive as 1,390 stocks closed with gains.
Rising political heat around Karnataka elections made investors Jittery on Friday.
Broader BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices fell 1.16 per cent and 0.84 per cent, respectively.
The overall breadth of the market remained negative as 1,778 stocks closed lower and 920 rose.
Broader BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices climbed up to 0.89 per cent.
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