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MARKET WRAP: Sensex slips 176 pts, Nifty ends at 10,198 as pvt banks weigh

The Nifty Bank index ended 0.6 per cent lower led by a fall in the shares of IndusInd Bank and ICICI Bank. The Nifty Metal index, too, settled 1.1 per cent lower weighed by Coal India.

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The benchmark indices settled around 0.5 per cent lower weighed by metal and private bank stocks.

The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 33,891, down 176 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,198, down 52 points.

Among sectoral indices, the Nifty Bank index ended 0.6 per cent lower led by a fall in the shares of IndusInd Bank and ICICI Bank. The Nifty Metal index, too, settled 1.1 per cent lower weighed by Coal India. However, Nifty PSU Bank index rose for the second consecutive day, ending 2.5 per cent higher led by Union Bank of India and Canara Bank.

In individual stocks, Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) ended around 4 per cent lower at Rs 265.65 on the BSE after the oil marketing company reported a 48.3 per cent decline in its net profit to Rs 12.1871 billion for the second quarter ended September 2018. Among other stocks, Reliance Industries (RIL) fell 2.7 per cent to Rs 1,058.90 on the BSE.

Global Markets

Asian shares clawed back earlier losses on Tuesday as China made a fresh attempt to stabilise its stock markets although activity was choppy with investors cautious about further escalations in the Sino-US trade war.

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan swung in and out of negative territory in morning trade and last traded 0.3 per cent higher on the day. The index has lost 12 per cent this month and is on track for its biggest October decline since 2008, during the global financial crisis.

Mainland China's benchmark Shanghai Composite and the blue-chip CSI 300 gained to 1.0 per cent and 1.1 per cent, respectively, winning back earlier losses in a volatile session. Japan's Nikkei average also erased early losses and climbed 1.5 per cent. Traders said investors were looking for bargains among beaten-down stocks.

(with Reuters input)
3:43 PM

Nifty Bank index ends 0.61% lower. Top losers:

INDUSIND BANK 1363.95 1412.80 -48.85 -3.46 5626406
KOTAK MAH. BANK 1123.70 1138.10 -14.40 -1.27 1899280
ICICI BANK 345.90 349.40 -3.50 -1.00 33777374
HDFC BANK 1914.00 1926.30 -12.30 -0.64 3138745
AXIS BANK 563.65 566.70 -3.05 -0.54 8421020

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Market at close
The S&P BSE Sensex shed 176 points or 0.52 per cent to settle at 33,891 while NSE's Nifty50 index ended at 10,198, down 52 points or 0.51 per cent.
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Market Check

Index Current Pt. Change % Change
S&P BSE SENSEX 34,044.40 -23.00 -0.07
S&P BSE SENSEX 50 10,725.06 -0.35 0.00
S&P BSE SENSEX Next 50 30,854.14 +267.55 +0.87
S&P BSE 100 10,516.09 +13.38 +0.13
S&P BSE Bharat 22 Index 3,370.93 +5.52 +0.16

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First Published: Oct 30 2018 | 8:08 AM IST

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