Market close: Indian indices continue its downtrend on the fifth consecutive day on July 24 with Nifty finished below 11,300 level.
At close, the Sensex was down 135.09 points at 37,847.65, while Nifty was down 60 points at 11,271. About 834 shares have advanced, 1588 shares declined, and 153 shares are unchanged.
UPL, Adani Ports, Indiabulls Housing, Eicher Motors and IndusInd Bank were some of the major losers on the Nifty, while gainers include Zee Entertainment, Asian Paints, HUL, HDFC and HCL Technologies.
Among the sectors, metal index slipped over 2 percent, followed by auto, energy, infra, IT and pharma. Midcap index was down 1.5 percent, while Smallcap index shed over 1 percent.