Sensex Ends Lower By 106.69 Points, Rupee Down By 19 Paise
New Delhi: BSE Benchmark Sensex on Wednesday broke a six days record and stumbled by 106.69 points to close at 36,134.31 due to depreciating rupee, rising global crude oil prices and weak global cues. On the other hand, the NSE Nifty surged up by 14.25 points or 0.13 percent at 10,869.50.
The biggest losers on Sensex and Nifty were Banking, Auto and FMCG Stocks. Sun Pharma, M&M, HDFC, SBI, NTPC, IndusInd Bank, HUL, Yes Bank, Asian Paints and Axis Bank fell by 3 percent.
On the other hand, ONGC, Infosys, Wipro, Vedanta, TCS, Coal India, Bajaj Auto, PowerGrid, Bharti Airtel and Tata Steel are some of the gainers which rose by upto 2.52 percent.
Furthermore, the Indian Rupee also fell by 19 paise during intraday trade on Wednesday. The rupee devalued due to strengthening of the American Dollar, rising crude oil prices, weak global cues. Brent Crude, the international benchmark, was trading 2.40 percent up at USD 63.17 per barrel.