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Sensex post biggest weekly fall in 1-1/2 years; SBI drags


REUTERS - Indian shares fell for a fifth session and ended their worst week in one-and-a-half years after State Bank of India sank following weak June-quarter results, further weakening sentiment in a market reeling under North Korea tensions. Weakening global risk appetite has sparked a wide round of profit-taking after shares scaled record highs last week. The benchmark BSE Sensex closed down 1.01 percent at 31,213.59, its lowest close in over a month. The broader NSE Nifty ended 1.11 percent lower at 9,710.80.Both indexes ended nearly 3.5 percent lower for the week, snapping a ...

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First Published: Fri, August 11 2017. 16:08 IST