The key Indian equity indices traded on a flat note during the afternoon session on Tuesday amidst a largely volatile trade.
Healthy buying was witnessed in healthcare and IT stocks while oil and gas and metal stocks were under selling pressure.
At 1.23 p.m., the NSE Nifty50 traded at 10,966 points, lower just by 1.40 points or 0.01 percent from the previous close.
The BSE Sensex, which had opened at 36,350.25 points, traded at 36,349.87 points, higher by 44.85 points or 0.12 per cent from the previous close of 36,305.02 points.
So far, it has touched an intra-day high of 36,586.38 points and a low of 36,064.10 points.