Sensex Ends 250 Points Lower, Nifty Closed Down By 85 Points


Indian Stock Market witnessed most of the selling pressure during closing hours and ended their trading session on a negative note. All sectoral indices ended on a negative note with metal stocks, auto stocks, and healthcare stocks losing the most.

At the closing bell, the BSE Sensex stood lower by 250 points (down 0.7%) and the NSE Nifty closed down by 85 points (down 0.7%). The BSE Mid Cap index and the BSE Small Cap index ended the day down by 1.2%.

The rupee was trading at 70.55 against the US$.

Asian stock markets finished on a negative note. As of the most recent closing prices, the Hang Seng was down by 1.6% and the Shanghai Composite was down by 0.6%. The Nikkei 225 was down 0.5%.

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