14 Feb 01.10 PM:Indices trading flat; HLL surges on good results

After remaining subdued till mid-morning, the markets saw a short period of selling pressure before noon. The Nifty also went into the negative while Sensex dipped deeper into the red. Both indices have recovered in early afternoon trades, helped mostly by HLL.

The Sensex is trading lower by 3 points at 10170 at 01.10 PM.

The Nifty is trading at 3044, higher by 3 points.

HLL has added nearly 6 per cent on better than expected results announced early in the afternoon. The stock had opened weak after rallying over the last few sessions.

Bajaj Auto has added to its early gains and is trading nearly 5 per cent higher.