Top sectoral gainers & losers on NSE
The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 34,981, down 219 points or 0.6 per cent, while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,527, down 73 points or 0.7 per cent.
In the broader market, S&P BSE MidCap index fell 0.7 per cent to end at 14,880 levels, while the S&P BSE SmallCap index slipped 0.4 per cent to 14,351.
Among individual stocks, Adani Gas rose 14 per cent to Rs 110.85 on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday, extending its rally of over 25% in the past two days. Following the rally, the company entered the Rs 100-billion market capitalisation (market cap) club.
In the sectoral indices, Nifty Metal index, the top sectoral loser, fell 1.8 per cent weighed by Hindalco Industries and NMDC. The Nifty Bank too slipped 1 per cent due to a fall in The Federal Bank and Axis Bank.
Asian shares seesawed in cautious trading on Thursday with China extending losses as investors worries about slowing global growth in the face of rising U.S. interest rates and trade tensions.