Sensex was down 392.24 points

Sensex was down 392.24 points

Benchmark indices ended lower for the fourth straight session on February 26 on the back of fears of coronavirus.

The Sensex was down 392.24 points or 0.97% at 39888.96, and the Nifty was down 119.40 points or 1.01% at 11678.50. About 823 shares have advanced, 1601 shares declined, and 142 shares are unchanged.

Sun Pharma, Tata Motors, Maruti Suzuki, Infosys and L&T were among major losers on the Nifty, while gainers were Yes Bank, Bharti Infratel, SBI, Britannia Industries and HCL Tech.

Among sectors, Auto index fell over 2 percent followed by energy, infra, IT, metal and pharma. BSE Midcap index fell 1.3 percent, while Smallcap index was down 0.8 percent.