Sensex loses 295 pts at closing

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Sensex loses 295 pts at closing
Mumbai, Feb 18: The 30-share BSE Sensex fell 295 points, to close at 18,211 and the 50-share NSE Nifty tumbled 88 points, to end at 5,459.

HUL, Jindal Steel, Dr Reddys Labs and BHEL, who among the top gainers, were at 1.99 percent, 1.51 percent, 0.75 percent and 0.67 percent up respectively.

Rel Capital, Reliance Comm, Reliance Infra and Reliance Power, who among the top losers, were at 7.02 percent, 6.80 percent, 5.84 percent and 5.76 percent down respectively.
4:16 PM

Markets turn negative; Sensex loses 39 pts

At 12:41 pm, the 30-share BSE Sensex was trading at 18,468, down 39 points and the 50-share NSE Nifty declined just 14 points at 5,532.

The breadth too was negative - about 421 shares advanced as against 847 shares declined on National Stock Exchange (NSE).

Bharti Airtel, Jaiprakash Associates, M&M and Tata Motors, who among the frontliners, were down 1.5-3.5 percent.

However, TCS, Wipro, BHEL, HDFC Bank, HUL and HDFC limited the downside with the gain of 1-2 percent.
2:45 PM

Markets continue trading amid volatility

At 12:38 pm, the 30-share BSE Sensex was trading at 18,468, down 39 points and the 50-share NSE Nifty declined just 14 points at 5,532.

The breadth too was negative - about 421 shares advanced as against 847 shares declined on National Stock Exchange (NSE).

Heavyweights like Reliance Industries, ONGC, SBI, ICICI Bank and L&T slipped 0.5-2 percent.

Bharti Airtel, Jaiprakash Associates, M&M and Tata Motors, who among the frontliners, were down 1.5-3.5 percent.

However, TCS, Wipro, BHEL, HDFC Bank, HUL and HDFC limited the downside with the gain of 1-2 percent.
12:47 PM

Markets begin on +Ve note; Banks lead

Following the uptrends in the shares of financial, cement and capital goods companies, market began on a quite positive mode on Friday, Feb 18.

At 9:33 am, the 30-share BSE Sensex was trading at 18,614, up 107 points and the 50-share NSE Nifty rose 30 points to 5,576.

IDFC, Kotak Mahindra Bank, HDFC Bank, L&T, BHEL, ACC, Ambuja Cements, Hero Honda, Reliance Industries, Hindalco, Sterlite, Sesa Goa and HDFC, who among the frontliners, were witnessing buying interest.

However, Bharti Airtel, HCL Tech, BPCL, Reliance Communications and Tata Motors were down.
10:32 AM

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