Market Close: Benchmark indices ended lower but off day’s low as buying in metal and energy stocks helped Nifty to hold above 11,900.
At close, the Sensex was down 215.76 points or 0.53% at 40359.41, while Nifty was down 54 points or 0.45% at 11914.40. About 1220 shares have advanced, 1306 shares declined, and 184 shares are unchanged.
Bharti Infratel, Infosys, Asian Paints, TCS and UPL were among major losers on the Nifty, while gainers included Eicher Motors, Tata Steel, Zee Entertainment, JSW Steel and NTPC.
On the sectoral front, selling seen in the IT, FMCG, bank, while metal, auto and energy saw buying.
News Source:- moneycontrol