Sensex, Nifty snap 6-session winning run; end marginally lower


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Sensex, Nifty snap 6-session winning run; end marginally lower

Snapping their six-session winning streak, fairness benchmarks Sensex and Nifty ended marginally lower on Tuesday amid profit-booking in IT, FMCG and auto shares. After rallying 487 factors to the touch its lifetime intra-day excessive of 51,835.86, the 30-share BSE Sensex pared all features to end 19.69 factors or 0.04 per cent lower at 51,329.08.

Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty slipped 6.50 factors or 0.04 per cent to fifteen,109.30. It touched a document peak of 15,257.10 throughout the day.

M&M was the highest laggard within the Sensex pack, shedding round 4 per cent, adopted by Bajaj Finance, ITC, Sun Pharma, Bajaj Auto, Bajaj Finserv and TCS.

On the opposite hand, Asian Paints, ONGC, Titan, L&T and Axis Bank had been among the many gainers.

Domestic equities remained buoyant for many of the session with benchmark indices making recent highs. However, excessive volatility was seen in the direction of the end of the session and profit-booking was witnessed in a lot of shares, consultants mentioned.

Broad-based rally was not seen and solely choose massive cap counters supported market, mentioned Binod Modi, Head – Strategy at Reliance Securities. Midcap and smallcap indices underperformed sharply and barring financials many of the key sectoral indices had been in pink.

Elsewhere in Asia, bourses in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Tokyo ended with features, whereas Seoul closed lower.

Stock exchanges in Europe had been buying and selling on a unfavourable observe in mid-session offers.

Meanwhile, the worldwide oil benchmark Brent crude was buying and selling 0.40 per cent greater at USD 60.94 per barrel. 

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