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Sensex ends marginally lower on late sell-off

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The finished 43 points lower at 33,307.14 today after a bout of fag-end selling wiped out early gains.

came under heavy selling pressure after US signed two proclamations that imposed tariffs on some and aluminium imports, sparking fears of retaliatory moves by other countries.

The 30-share index, which remained in the positive zone for the major part of the session, hit a high of 33,519.49 but succumbed to a late sell-off to end at 33,307.14, down 44.43 points, or 0.13 per cent.

The broad-based NSE Nifty, after shuttling between 10,296.70 and 10,211.90, finally ended 15.80 points, or 0.15 per cent down at 10,226.85.

Meanwhile, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) sold shares worth Rs 364.80 crore on net basis while domestic institutional investors (DIIs) bought shares worth Rs 675.26 crore yesterday, provisional data showed.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 16:15 IST
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