Indian Markets Close in Red: Sensex Drops 0.21%, Nifty Falls 0.19%

Last Updated: Nov 20, 2023

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The key domestic indices ended in the red amid mixed cues from the global share markets. The BSE Sensex fell 140 points, or 0.21 percent, to close at 65,155. The NSE Nifty lost 38 points, or 0.19 percent, to settle at 19,694. 

In the broader market at the BSE, the Mid-Cap index marginally fell by 0.06 percent while the Small-cap index rose by 0.39 percent.

In the Sensex Index, which is a pack of 30 companies, the share of 10 companies appreciated while 20 companies declined. Bharti Airtel climbed around one and half a percent. HCL Tech and Wipro, both rose around 1.2 percent. Tech Mahindra added 0.6 percent.

On the other hand, Bajaj Finance declined 2.1 percent, Mahindra & Mahindra fell 1.9 percent and Ultra Cement slipped one and a half percent.

In sectoral indices at the BSE, 14 sectors gained while 6 declined. Information Technology gained 0.6 percent. Tech and Telecommunication, both sectors rose half a percent. Healthcare added 0.3 percent.

On the other hand, the Auto sector fell 0.7 percent, Commodities declined 0.6 percent and Capital Goods lost 0.4 percent. Bankex remained Unchanged.

The overall market breadth was negative as the shares of 1,939 companies declined while those of 1,876 companies appreciated. A total of 165 companies remain unchanged.

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