Market Close: Benchmark indices slipped for the third consecutive day on July 31 and started August series on negative note with Nifty below 11,100.
At close, the Sensex was down 129.18 points or 0.34% at 37606.89, and the Nifty was down 28.70 points or 0.26% at 11073.50. About 1221 shares have advanced, 1407 shares declined, and 168 shares are unchanged.
Eicher Motors, Reliance Industries, HDFC Bank, Asian Paints and Bajaj Auto were among major losers on the Nifty, while gainers were Cipla, Grasim Industries, Sun Pharma, SBI and UPL.
On the sectoral front, pharma index outperformed the other indices with FMCG, IT and metal ended in the green, while selling witnessed in the energy, auto and infra sectors.
News Source: moneycontrol