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Sensex ends 509 pts lower, Nifty slips over 1%; Nifty Metal index down 2%

Top 5 losers in Nifty Metal COMPANY LATEST PREV CLOSE LOSS() LOSS(%) VOLUME COAL INDIA 278.90 295.50 -16.60 -5.62 10203316 WELSPUN CORP 149.90 158.65 -8.75 -5.52 359496 HIND.COPPER 71.65 74.15 -2.50 -3.37 5829253 S A I L 72.80 75.30 -2.50 -3.32 11121078 MOIL 200.00 204.55 -4.55 -2.22 292548

Sensex ends 509 pts lower, Nifty slips over 1%; Nifty Metal index down 2%

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Sensex ends 509 pts lower, Nifty slips over 1%; Nifty Metal index down 2%

BSE Sensex: M&M is top gainer for the day, while Tata Motors is the top loser

Sensex ends 509 pts lower, Nifty slips over 1%; Nifty Metal index down 2%

Market at close   The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 33,176, down 510 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,195, down 165 points.

Sensex ends 509 pts lower, Nifty slips over 1%; Nifty Metal index down 2%

Tata Motors, Force Motors, BEML hit fresh 52-week lows Shares of Tata Motors, Tata Motors DVR, Force Motors, BEML, ICRA, Great Eastern Shipping Company and Max Financial Services were among nine stocks from the S&P BSE 500 index hitting their respective fresh 52-week lows in noon deal on the BSE. READ MORE

Sensex ends 509 pts lower, Nifty slips over 1%; Nifty Metal index down 2%

Nifty Metal index slips 2.5%. Coal India, Sail among top losers COMPANY LATEST PREV CLOSE LOSS() LOSS(%) VOLUME COAL INDIA 277.95 295.50 -17.55 -5.94 7141900 WELSPUN CORP 153.70 158.65 -4.95 -3.12 249078 S A I L 73.10 75.30 -2.20 -2.92 9562551 HIND.COPPER 72.10 74.15 -2.05 -2.76 5485531 MOIL 199.90 204.55 -4.65 -2.27 244409

Sensex ends 509 pts lower, Nifty slips over 1%; Nifty Metal index down 2%

Maruti Suzuki zooms past M&M, set to emerge as top UV player this fiscal India's largest passenger car maker Maruti Suzuki India is all set to end this fiscal as the top utility vehicle (UV) player, toppling the erstwhile market leader in the segment Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M). For the April to February period, Maruti already has a lead of 21,700 units over M&M (which is equal to the average monthly volume of M&M), and thus it is expected to end the year with a lead over its closest rival. READ MORE

Sensex ends 509 pts lower, Nifty slips over 1%; Nifty Metal index down 2%

HPCL, GSPC deals to hit oil PSU dividends in FY18 by at least 17%   India’s largest hydrocarbon producer, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), has told the government it will not raise the dividend payout for 2017-18.   The reason is that it had to go for two major deals, both on government order. Of acquiring a majority stake in Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) and Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation’s (GSPC’s) KG basin gas block.   According to multiple sources, this would mean a cut of about 17 per cent on the dividend collected from petroleum companies, to Rs 145 billion in 2017-18 from Rs 175 billion in 2016-17. READ MORE

Sensex ends 509 pts lower, Nifty slips over 1%; Nifty Metal index down 2%

OMCs under pressure   Shares of oil marketing companies (OMCs) were under pressure falling by upto 4% on the BSE in intra-day trade. Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL), Hindustan Oil Corporation (HPCL) and Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) were trading lower in the range of 3% to 4% on the BSE. READ MORE

Sensex ends 509 pts lower, Nifty slips over 1%; Nifty Metal index down 2%

ICICI Securities IPO: Public holidays may cost ICICI Bank Rs 3 bn in taxes ICICI Bank has been successful in launching the initial public offering (IPO) of its investment banking arm, ICICI Securities, before the end of this financial year but there remains a question on whether the private lender will be able to get the benefit of the long-term capital gains (LTCG) tax exemption on profits made on the sale of equity shares. READ MORE

Sensex ends 509 pts lower, Nifty slips over 1%; Nifty Metal index down 2%

Market Check   S&P BSE Sensex 33,403.28 -0.84%   Nifty 50 10,263.20 -0.94%   S&P BSE 200 4,499.11 -0.70%   Nifty 500 9,068.15 -0.72%   S&P BSE Mid-Cap 16,349.67 -0.28%   S&P BSE Small-Cap 17,722.06 -0.18%

First Published: Fri, March 16 2018. 15:31 IST
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Sensex ends 509 pts lower, Nifty slips over 1%; Nifty Metal index down 2%

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(With inputs from Reuters)

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