Markets end marginally lower amid mixed global cues

DN Bureau

Equity benchmarks Sensex and Nifty ended on a negative note after a volatile session Thursday as weakness in banking and auto stocks weighed on investor sentiment amid mixed global cues.

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Mumbai: Equity benchmarks Sensex and Nifty ended on a negative note after a volatile session Thursday as weakness in banking and auto stocks weighed on investor sentiment amid mixed global cues.

The BSE Sensex settled 50.12 points, or 0.13 per cent, lower at 38,981.43. During the day, the index swung over 300 points, hitting an intra-day low of 38,882.99 and a high of 39,189.95.

In similar movement, the broader NSE Nifty slipped 23.40 points, or 0.20 per cent, to close at 11,724.75. It also saw an intra-day movement of 89.75 points.

In the Sensex pack, Tata Motors was the biggest loser, shedding 3.29 per cent, followed by ICICI Bank, IndusInd Bank, Infosys, HCL Tech, Axis Bank, TCS, HUL, Asian Paints, Sun Pharma, SBI, Tata Steel and NTPC, which dropped up to 3.23 per cent.

The rupee, meanwhile, appreciated 10 paise to 69.45 against the US dollar intra-day.(PTI)
 

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