Market Roundup: Nifty, Sensex snap three-day winning streak as banks, finance stocks slide; today's top gainers and losers
After a fluctuating session, the 30-share BSE Sensex ended 154.89 points or 0.31 percent lower at 49,591.32 while the broader NSE Nifty slipped 38.95 points or 0.26 percent to 14,834.85
ONGC was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rallying 4.66 percent, followed by NTPC, Reliance Industries, IndusInd Bank, Axis Bank and PowerGrid
While the BSE Sensex was up 7.09 points or 0.01 percent at 49,751.41, the Nifty was up 32.10 points or 0.22 percent at 14,707.80
The 30-share BSE Sensex ended 434.93 points or 0.85 percent lower at 50,889.76, pressured by robust selling in banking and auto counters
The 30-share BSE Sensex slumped 400.34 points or 0.77 percent to close at 51,703.83 while the broader NSE Nifty tumbled 104.55 points or 0.68 percent to 15,208.90
The gains in the early morning trade in BSE Sensex was driven by gains in index majors HDFC twins, Kotak Bank and Reliance Industries amid a positive trend in global markets
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