Share/Stock Highlights: The topline equity indices on BSE and National Stock Exchange (NSE) trimmed most of their intraday losses and ended around 1 per cent lower on Thursday weighed by technology stocks amid weakness in the global market that declined as the US Federal Reserve’s signal to steadily tighten policy soured global investor sentiment.
The S&P BSE Sensex fell 581.21 points (1.00 per cent) to end at 57,276.94 while the broader Nifty 50 declined 167.80 points (0.97 per cent) to settle at 17,110.15. Both the indices had opened over 1 per cent lower and slipped nearly 2.5 per cent in the intraday trade with the Sensex hitting a low of 56,439.36 while the Nifty touched 16,866.75.
On the Sensex pack, HCL Technologies, Tech Mahindra, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Wipro, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Titan Company were the top losers of the day while Axis Bank, State Bank of India (SBI), Maruti Suzuki India, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries and IndusInd Bank were the top gainers.
(with inputs from agencies)