Sensex, Nifty Snap 4-Day Winning Streak; JSW Steel And Hindalco Among Top Losers

Indian share markets witnessed selling pressure throughout the day today and ended lower.

Benchmark indices ended the day nearly 1% lower, tracking weakness in global markets and dragged primarily by finance and banking stocks.

At the closing bell, the BSE Sensex stood lower by 341 points (down 0.7%).

Meanwhile, the NSE Nifty closed lower by 92 points (down 0.6%).

Coal India and NTPC were among the top gainers today.

JSW Steel and Hindalco, on the other hand, were among the top losers today.

The SGX Nifty was trading at 14,865, down by 124 points, at the time of writing.

The BSE Mid Cap index and the BSE Small Cap index ended up by 0.6% and 0.8%, respectively.

Sectoral indices ended on a mixed note with stocks in the banking sector, finance sector, and metal sector witnessing most of the selling pressure.

Oil & gas stocks, on the other hand, witnessed buying interest.

Shares of Grindwell Norton and Dalmia Bharat hit their respective 52-week highs today.

Coverage and InterGlobe Aviation were among the top buzzing stocks today.

Asian stock markets ended on a negative note today as demand resurgence collided with the strained supply of basic materials, helping to fuel inflation worries.

The Hang Seng ended the day down by 2%, while the Shanghai Composite ended the day up by 0.4%. The Nikkei ended down by 3.1% in today's session.

US stock futures are trading on a negative note today with the Dow Futures trading down by 173 points.

The rupee is trading at 73.34 against the US$.

Gold prices for the latest contract on MCX are trading down by 0.1% at Rs 47,882 per 10 grams.

Speaking of stock markets, in his latest video for Fast Profits Daily, Brijesh Bhatia talks about the worst sector in the stock market according to the charts.

The stock market seems to be going up almost every day. Every trader is interested in finding out the best stocks and sectors.

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