Sensex falls 214 pts, Nifty Bank ends below 29K

Sensex falls 214 pts, Nifty Bank ends below 29K

Benchmark indices ended lower but recovered from the day’s low in the volatile trade on March 4 with Nifty slipped below 11,300 level.

At close, the Sensex was down 214.22 points at 38,409.48, and the Nifty was down 52.30 points at 11,251. About 694 shares have advanced, 1673 shares declined, and 129 shares are unchanged.

Cipla, Dr Reddy’s Labs, Power Grid, Sun Pharma and GAIL were among major gainers on the Nifty, while losers were Yes Bank, Eicher Motors, Bajaj Finance, Tata Motors and ITC.

Except pharma, IT and energy all other sectoral indices ended in the red. BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices fell 1.6 percent each.