(G.N.S) Dt. 23
The 30-share BSE index ended 282.63 points or 0.54 per cent lower at 52,306.08. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty declined 85.80 points or 0.54 per cent to 15,686.95.
Kotak Bank was the top loser in the sensex pack, shedding over 1 per cent, followed by L&T, Tata Steel, HDFC, TCS, Reliance Industries, HCL Tech and ICICI Bank.
Adani Ports was the top laggard in the Nifty50 universe, down 3%. Wipro, Divi’s Lab, Shree Cements and JSW Steel were among other losers. Maruti Suzuki was the top gainer among blue-chip stocks, up 2.29%. Titan, Bajaj Finserv, M&M and ONGC were among other top performers. Fear gauge India VIX rose 4%.
On the other hand, Maruti, Titan, Bajaj Finserv and M&M were among the gainers.