March 31 India's broader NSE index ended
steady on Friday as investors booked profits, but posted its
third consecutive monthly gain as well as the best quarter in
almost three years.
The NSE index advanced 3.3 percent this month after hitting
a record high of 9,218.40 on March 17. For the quarter it rose
12.1 percent, its best showing since April-June 2014.
On Friday, the NSE ended flat at 9,173.75, while the
benchmark BSE index fell 0.09 percent to 29,620.50.
Both indexes gained 0.7 percent for the week.
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(Reporting by Aby Jose Koilparambil in Bengaluru; Editing by