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- Market sell-off: Investors poorer by over Rs 13.3 trn in four days
- Asian, EMs entering the late stages of a bear market: Morgan Stanley
- Long-term trend shows stable FPI flows into India, with peak in FY15
- Vedanta challenges Zambia's appointment of new Copper Mines liquidator
- Infosys hits over 10-month low; stock down 14% in a month
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- Current CEO Vikram Limaye not part of new CEO selection process, says NSE
- Relief for brokers as Sebi relaxes norms for calculating peak margins
- Vodafone Idea shares gain 4% post fourth-quarter earnings announcement
Sensex falls 123 pts as investors book profit in RIL, banks, auto stocks
The broader markets, however, outperformed the frontline indices with the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices adding 0.06 per cent and 0.34 per cent, respectively.
Stock markets update: Benchmark indices ended a volatile session near the lowest point of the day amid an intesified selling in FMCG, financial, and realty stocks, along with profit-taking in heavyweights like Reliance Industries, Tech Mahindra, TCS, L&T, and Bharti Airtel.
The 30-share BSE barometer closed at 52,852 levels, down 123.5 points or 0.23 per cent, while its NSE counterpart shut shop 32 points or 0.2 per cent lower at 15,824-mark. The broader markets, however, outperformed the frontline indices with the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices adding 0.06 per cent and 0.34 per cent, respectively.
Globally, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index plunged over 4 per cent while South Korea's Kospi slipped 0.9 per cent. Japan's Nikkei, meanwhile, gained 1 per cent. In Europe, the pan-European STOXX 600 index was down 0.34 per cent in early deals. Moreover, all three main Wall Street indices were trading in the red too.