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MARKET WRAP: Sensex slips 85 pts; private banks drag, YES Bank falls 3.5%

Among key stocks, Yes Bank and ICICI Bank were among the top losers on the BSE, falling 3.5 per cent and 2 per cent, respectively.

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The benchmark indices settled marginally lower on Friday, weighed by financials and consumer stocks amid caution in global

The S&P BSE ended at 38,252, down 85 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 11,557, down 26 points.

Among key stocks, Yes Bank and ICICI Bank were among the top losers on the BSE, falling 3.5 per cent and 2 per cent, respectively. On the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the Bank index settled 0.7 per cent lower weighed by Yes Bank, Bank of Baroda and ICICI Bank.

Global Markets

Asian stocks fell on Friday after US-China trade talks ended without progress and market focus shifted to a speech by the Federal Reserve chairman for fresh clues on the direction of US monetary policy.

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan shed 0.25 per cent. It was still up about 1 per cent on the week. Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell 0.55 per cent and the Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.35 per cent. Australian stocks rose 0.15 per cent and South Korea's KOSPI advanced 0.2 per cent. Japan's Nikkei climbed 0.65 per cent, lifted by a weaker yen.

Investors braced for a speech by Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell for hints on the direction of monetary policy. Powell is set to give a speech later in the day at the Jackson Hole, Wyoming, conference of central bankers.

(With inputs from Reuters)

MARKET WRAP: Sensex slips 85 pts; private banks drag, YES Bank falls 3.5%

Nifty Bank index ends 0.69% down. Top losers: COMPANY LATEST PREV CLOSE LOSS() LOSS(%) YES BANK 374.05 388.60 -14.55 -3.74 ICICI BANK 329.85 337.20 -7.35 -2.18 BANK OF BARODA 147.00 149.85 -2.85 -1.90 INDUSIND BANK 1937.40 1957.20 -19.80 -1.01 IDFC BANK 46.95 47.30 -0.35 -0.74

MARKET WRAP: Sensex slips 85 pts; private banks drag, YES Bank falls 3.5%

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MARKET WRAP: Sensex slips 85 pts; private banks drag, YES Bank falls 3.5%

BSE Sensex: Yes Bank, ICICI Bank among top losers of the day

MARKET WRAP: Sensex slips 85 pts; private banks drag, YES Bank falls 3.5%

Market at close The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 38,252, down 85 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 11,557, down 26 points.

MARKET WRAP: Sensex slips 85 pts; private banks drag, YES Bank falls 3.5%

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MARKET WRAP: Sensex slips 85 pts; private banks drag, YES Bank falls 3.5%

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MARKET WRAP: Sensex slips 85 pts; private banks drag, YES Bank falls 3.5%

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MARKET WRAP: Sensex slips 85 pts; private banks drag, YES Bank falls 3.5%

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MARKET WRAP: Sensex slips 85 pts; private banks drag, YES Bank falls 3.5%

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MARKET WRAP: Sensex slips 85 pts; private banks drag, YES Bank falls 3.5%

Market Check Index Current Pt. Change % Change   S&P BSE SENSEX 38,269.98 -66.78 -0.17   S&P BSE SENSEX 50 12,108.47 -23.84 -0.20   S&P BSE SENSEX Next 50 34,823.94 -6.23 -0.02   S&P BSE 100 11,872.20 -20.18 -0.17   S&P BSE Bharat 22 Index 3,668.16 +2.24 +0.06 (Source: BSE)

MARKET WRAP: Sensex slips 85 pts; private banks drag, YES Bank falls 3.5%

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First Published: Fri, August 24 2018. 08:15 IST
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MARKET WRAP: Sensex slips 85 pts; private banks drag, YES Bank falls 3.5%

Among key stocks, Yes Bank and ICICI Bank were among the top losers on the BSE, falling 3.5 per cent and 2 per cent, respectively.

The benchmark indices settled marginally lower on Friday, weighed by financials and consumer stocks amid caution in global

The S&P BSE ended at 38,252, down 85 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 11,557, down 26 points.

Among key stocks, Yes Bank and ICICI Bank were among the top losers on the BSE, falling 3.5 per cent and 2 per cent, respectively. On the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the Bank index settled 0.7 per cent lower weighed by Yes Bank, Bank of Baroda and ICICI Bank.

Global Markets

Asian stocks fell on Friday after US-China trade talks ended without progress and market focus shifted to a speech by the Federal Reserve chairman for fresh clues on the direction of US monetary policy.

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan shed 0.25 per cent. It was still up about 1 per cent on the week. Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell 0.55 per cent and the Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.35 per cent. Australian stocks rose 0.15 per cent and South Korea's KOSPI advanced 0.2 per cent. Japan's Nikkei climbed 0.65 per cent, lifted by a weaker yen.

Investors braced for a speech by Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell for hints on the direction of monetary policy. Powell is set to give a speech later in the day at the Jackson Hole, Wyoming, conference of central bankers.

(With inputs from Reuters)

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