Sensex ends 128 points lower; Metal, Capital Goods, Bankex plunge
Indian markets ended lower on Wednesday as investors await tomorrow`s European Central Bank meeting. Metal, capital goods and banking stocks led the fall in the overall markets. FMCG and technology stocks managed to outperform the market.
At the close, the BSE Sensex declined 127.53 points and closed at 17,313.34 while NSE Nifty fell by 48.30 points and closed at 5,225.70.
Top Gainers in Sensex
Hindustan Unilever (1.84%), Tata Consultancy Services (1.41%), ITC (0.66%), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (0.57%), and HDFC Bank (0.36%).
Top Losers in Sensex
Electricals (4.98%), Jindal Steel & Power (4.78%), ICICI Bank(3.56%), Tata Steel (3.42%), Sterlite Industries (India) (3.17%), and Larsen & Toubro (2.89%) were the biggest losers in the Sensex.
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