Market Close: Benchmark indices witnessed profit booking in the second consecutive day on January 18 on the back of selling seen across the sectors.
At close, the Sensex was down 470.40 points or 0.96% at 48,564.27, and the Nifty was down 152.40 points or 1.06% at 14,281.30. About 900 shares have advanced, 2074 shares declined, and 144 shares are unchanged.
UPL, Reliance Industries, Titan Company, HDFC Bank and ITC were among major gainers on the Nifty, while losers were Tata Steel, Tata Motors, ONGC, Hindalco and Sun Pharma.
All the sectoral indices ended lower led by metal (down 4 percent), while auto, PSU bank and pharma indices shed 2 percent each. BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices shed 2 percent each.
News Source:- Moneycontrol