Last-hour selling drags Sensex lower by 324 points, Nifty ends below 11,500

All that happened in the markets today


Investors on Tuesday went on a last-hour selling spree to bring down the benchmark indices which ended with substantial losses for the second consecutive day. Bank stocks and industry heavyweights like Reliance Industries, ICICI Bank, ITC, Tata Motors and Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) dragged the indices down with the Nifty50 giving up 11,500 level. The S&P BSE Sensex ended the day 324 points, or 0.84 per cent, lower at 38,277, with Tata Motors, ICICI Bank, Bharti Airtel, Reliance Industries, and Vedanta among the top losers. Only seven of the 30 constituents of the BSE ...