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Sensex falls; pharma stocks slump


(Reuters) - Indian shares ended lower on Wednesday, their third straight session of falls, dragged down by healthcare and financial stocks amid mounting tensions between the United States and North Korea.The benchmark BSE Sensex closed down 0.68 percent at 31,797.84, its lowest close in over three weeks.The broader NSE Nifty ended 0.71 percent lower at 9,908.05, its lowest close since July 21. (Reporting by Tanvi Mehta in Bengaluru; Editing by Gopakumar Warrier)(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Wed, August 09 2017. 15:51 IST