- The 30-share BSE Sensex start recovered briefly, mostly due to buying in realty, oil and gas, and PSU stocks and closed down 43.60 points, or 0.17 percent, at 25,775.74.
- The 50-share NSE Nifty ended lower by 17.65 points, or 0.22 percent, at 7,831.60. During the session, it shuttled between 7,812.65 and 7,870.35.
- The Sensex has lost 92.75 points in two straight sessions.
- Sustained foreign capital outflows added to the jitters.
- Maruti Suzuki (down 2.05 percent) tanked the most while L&T fell 1.94 percent. Bajaj Auto, Sun Pharma, NTPC and Wipro too registered losses.
- Hindustan Unilever, HDFC Ltd, RIL and Lupin ended higher, which limited the downside in the key indices.
- Sector-wise, the BSE capital goods index suffered the most falling 1.20 percent, followed by auto and IT.
- The broader markets were better-off as the BSE small-cap ended 0.33 per higher and the mid-cap gained 0.08 percent.
- Shares of Reliance Communication soared 9.29 percent to Rs 71.15 on buzz of positive corporate reports.
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