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Sensex, Nifty End At Over One-Month Low

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Closing Bell: Sensex, Nifty End At Over One-Month Low

Indian equity benchmarks closed lower for the second day, ending at over one-month low.

The S&P BSE Sensex Index closed 0.78 percent lower at 37,290.67 and the NSE Nifty 50 Index closed at 11,278.90.

The market breadth was tilted in favour of sellers. Ten out of eleven sectoral gauges compiled by NSE fell, led by NSE Nifty PSU Bank Index's 5.4 percent decline. On the flipside, NSE Nifty FMCG Index was the top sectoral gainer, up 1.1 percent.

Sensex, Nifty End At Over One-Month Low

Stocks Moving On Heavy Volumes

Uniphos Enterprises

  • Stock rose as much as 19.9 percent to Rs 120.75.
  • Trading volume was 21.3 times its 20-day average.

Bajaj Hindusthan Sugar

  • Stock rose as much as 9.8 percent to Rs 11.20.
  • Trading volume was 26.1 times its 20-day average.

Investment Trust of India

  • Stock rose as much as 13 percent to Rs 285.
  • Trading volumne was 5.1 times its 20-day average.

Balrampur Chini Mills

  • Stock fell as much as 14.5 percent to Rs 81.85.
  • Trading volume was 4.6 times its 20-day average.

Praj Industries

  • Stock fell as much as 11.1 percent to Rs 102.75.
  • Trading volume was 2.3 times its 20-day average.

Apex Frozen Foods Locked In Upper Circuit For The Second Day

Shares of the shrimp exporter was locked in upper circuit for the second day. The stock has returned 28.5 percent over the past 12 months compared to a 17 percent advance in the Sensex.

Sensex, Nifty End At Over One-Month Low

European Shares Trade Mixed As Investors Ignore Tariff Slap

Sensex, Nifty End At Over One-Month Low

L&T Swings After Order Win

Shares of the construction giant fluctuated between gains and losses to trade at Rs 1,344.05 as of 12:42 p.m.

The engineering major bagged order worth Rs 2,048 crore, according to its stock exchange filing.

The stock traded at 20.3 times estimated forward earnings per share compared to 22.5 times for the two-year historical average, Bloomberg data showed.