Market Close: Benchmark indices ended lower on April 19 on the back of fresh covid concern.
At close, the Sensex was down 882.61 points or 1.81% at 47949.42, and the Nifty was down 258.40 points or 1.77% at 14359.50. About 723 shares have advanced, 2091 shares declined, and 157 shares are unchanged.
Adani Ports, Power Grid Corp, ONGC, Hero MotoCorp and Bajaj Finserv were among major losers on the Nifty, while gainers were Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, Cipla, Britannia Industries, Wipro and Infosys.
Nifty PSU Bank shed over 4 percent, while auto, infra, metal and energy indices slipped 1-2 percent. BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices shed 1.5-2 percent.
News Source:- Moneycontrol