Mumbai: Amidst low inflation, the markets on Tuesday closed the day in green. The benchmark index for Indian equities markets Sensex gave up its modest intra-day gains to close on a flat note.

Broader market indices too ended lacklustre.The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 18,016.43 points, closed at 18,012.36 points (provisional), up 19.03 points or 0.1 percent from its previous close at 17,993.33 points.

The Sensex had climbed to an intra-day high of 18,110.39 points.

The 50-scrip S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange shut shop at 5,398.7 points, up 0.23 percent.

Broader markets also ended flat with the BSE midcap index closing 0.3 percent up and the BSE smallcap index 0.06 percent down.