The stock market closed on the red mark on Thursday, the fourth trading day of the week after the day's ups and downs due to weak global cues. The Bombay Stock Exchange's flagship index Sensex lost 0.37 percent to end the day at 40558.49, down 148.82 points. At the same time, the National Stock Exchange's Nifty lost 0.35 percent (41.20 points) to close at 11896.45.
The decline in global markets
On Wednesday, global markets were seen falling. The US market Dow Jones was down 97.97 points at 28,210.80, down 0.35 percent. The Nasdaq also lost 12.47 points to close at 11,665.40. At the same time, the S&P 500 index slipped 0.22 percent to close at 3,435.56.
Such was the situation of veteran shares
Talking about the big stocks, today shares of NTPC, Tata Motors, IOC, Bharti Airtel, and Bajaj Finance closed on the green mark. On the other hand, shares of Hero MotoCorp, IndusInd Bank, ICICI Bank, Titan, and Hindalco closed at the red mark.
Sectoral index tracking
If we look at the sectoral index, today, apart from FMCG media, metal, and realty, all sectors closed on the red mark. These include IT, Auto, Banks, Finance Services, Private Banks, Pharma, and PSU Banks.
The market was open on the decline
Today the Sensex was down 181.73 points (0.45 percent) to open at the level of 40525.58. At the same time, the Nifty started down 50.10 points (0.42 percent) at 11,887.55.
The market had closed on the green mark on the previous trading day
The stock market closed on the green mark on the last trading day after a day of ups and downs. The Sensex gained 0.40 percent to 162.94 points, closing at 40707.31 and the Nifty gained 0.34 percent (40.85 points) to end at 11937.65.