Closes with market downturn

Sensex ends down

Mumbai-The last business day of the week was found to be sluggish in the market. Sensex and Nifty closed in the trade with the decline. The Nifty slipped below 10800 while the Sensex closed with a fall of 97 points. Even mid-and small-cap shares were under selling pressure and BSE’s mid-cap index closed at a level of 15177.03 with a weakness of 0.13 per cent. Smallcap Index was down 0.19 percent and closed at 14,600.37 level. TCS, IndusInd Bank and L & T have worked on creating pressure on the market.
Banking stocks were also under pressure, which led to the Bank Nifty falling by 0.27 per cent to 27,453.90. However, light-weight buying in oil and gas stocks was seen in the business, which led to the BSE’s oil and gas index closing at 1,318.61 with a rise of 0.13 percent.
The biggest decline in auto, pharma, PSU bank and realty stocks was seen in the business. Nifty’s Auto index closed 0.79 percent, IT index 0.11 percent, Pharma index 0.36 percent, PSU Bank index 0.90 percent and Realty index 1.35 percent down. However, some of the purchases were seen in FMCG and financial services shares in the business. Nifty’s FMCG index closed with an increase of 0.61 percent.
At the end of the turnover, BSE’s 30-share index Sensex closed at 36009.84 with a weak 96.66 points i.e. 0.27 percent. On the other hand, NSE’s 50-share index, the main index Nifty closed at the level of 26.65 points i.e. 0.25 percent, at 10794.95.