Market Close: Benchmark indices ended lower for the third consecutive session on November 18, with selling seen auto, metal, IT, pharma, realty names.
At close, the Sensex was down 433.05 points or 0.72% at 59,575.28, and the Nifty was down 133.90 points or 0.75% at 17,764.80. About 997 shares have advanced, 2252 shares declined, and 133 shares are unchanged.
SBI, Power Grid Corp, HDFC Bank, IOC and Divis Labs were among major gainers on the Nifty, while losers were Tata Motors, Tech Mahindra, M&M, HCL Technologies and L&T.
All the sectors ended in the red with auto and metal indices lost over 2 percent each. The BSE midcap and smallcap indices fell 1.5 percent each.