Nifty Bank index ends 1.63% lower. Top losers: COMPANY LATEST PREV CLOSE LOSS() LOSS(%) BANK OF BARODA 131.55 136.95 -5.40 -3.94 IDFC BANK 39.15 40.75 -1.60 -3.93 HDFC BANK 2046.20 2110.60 -64.40 -3.05 FEDERAL BANK 81.20 83.00 -1.80 -2.17 ST BK OF INDIA 263.00 266.70 -3.70 -1.39 Nifty sectoral losers of the day BSE Sensex: Dr Reddy's, Infosys among top gainers of the day, HDFC Bank top loser Market at close The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 35,012, down 215 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,628, down 68 points. Avanti Feeds, Waterbase extend fall on growth concerns Shares of shrimp exporters Avanti Feeds and Waterbase have fallen more than 50% from their respective 52-week highs on concerns of decline in exports in the current financial year 2018-19 (FY19) due to prevailing un-favourable conditions. READ MORE With deal to close this week, Bayer to retire Monsanto name Germany's Bayer will wrap up the $63 billion takeover of Monsanto on Thursday and also retire the U.S. seeds maker's 117 year-old name. The German drugmaker had received all required approvals from regulatory authorities, it said in a statement on Monday. READ MORE
The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 35,012, down 215 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,628, down 68 points. HDFC Bank was among the yop losers, slipping over 3 per cent to Rs 2,045 levels. Realty stocks came under selling pressure with the Nifty Realty index ended over 3 per cent lower. HDIL, Phoenix Limited, Prestige, Indiabulls Real Estate and Brigade Enterprises were among the top losers that slipped up to 4 per cent.
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