Share Market Highlights: Sensex ends 535 points lower, Nifty just above 13,800; HUL, Maruti top drags
Sensex down 6.5% from all-time high, Nifty holds above 13,800 as bears continue to haunt Dalal Street
For the fifth consecutive day Sensex and Nifty have closed deep in red. Now S&P BSE Sensex sits at 46,874, down 6.5% from its all-time high of 50,184. Nifty 50 closed the day at 13,821. Broader markets closed in red. India VIX or the volatility gauge zoomed to breach 25 levels earlier in the day only to end with losses. Among sectoral indices, Nifty Bank, Nifty Private Bank, and Nifty Media ended with gains. Axis Bank was the top Sensex gainer, zooming 6%, followed by State Bank of India, ICICI Bank, and ONGC. HUL, Maruti Suzuki India, and HDFC Bank were the top drags.
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