Money on the markets
A maturing market amid the mayhem
The benchmark gained 1.2 percent in early trade, but lost ground on profit taking and closed at 9,001.
Top Sensex gainers included Sun Pharma, HDFC and Sterlite Industries, which rose in the range of 2.3 to 4.1 percent.
The BSE Realty Index was the best performer amongst sectors, ending 2.4 percent higher.