Nifty Pharma index ends 1.53% lower. Top losers: COMPANY LATEST PREV CLOSE LOSS() LOSS(%) CADILA HEALTH. 344.30 354.25 -9.95 -2.81 CIPLA 610.45 627.40 -16.95 -2.70 BIOCON 572.30 584.80 -12.50 -2.14 DR REDDY'S LABS 2027.00 2065.65 -38.65 -1.87 LUPIN 797.90 811.00 -13.10 -1.62 See More Nifty sectoral losers of the day BSE Sensex: Vedanta, Yes Bank, RIL among top gainers of the day Market at close The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 36,351, down 22 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,957, down 23 points. RIL hits new high Hindalco records sharpest intra-day fall in 11 months; stock slips 8% Hindalco Industries hit 52-week low of Rs 195, falling 8% in intra-day deal, its sharpest intra-day decline in past 11 months after the media report suggested that the company is likely to acquire Aleris for $ 2.5 billion. Earlier on August 11, 2017, the stock of metal company slipped 8.2% during intra-day trade. The company and its Canadian arm, Novelis, is in process of raising debt for the said deal, the CNBC-TV18 reported quoting sources. READ MORE
The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 36,351, down 22 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,957, down 23 points.
FMCG stocks, however, gained with the Nifty FMCG index gaining 0.7 per cent with ITC, Colgate Palmolive up over 1.5 per cent each.
Globally, Asian shares on Thursday struggled to hold earlier gains made after upbeat Wall Street earnings, as trade war jitters rattled China’s stock and currency markets, with the yuan hitting fresh one-year lows.