Markets closed lower amid consolidation after rising for two days in a row as investors engaged in profit booking in the recent gainers at attractive and higher valuations. Meanwhile, caution continued to envelop the D-Street ahead of the UK referendum on whether to stay in the European Union due on Thursday. The Sensex shed 54 points to close at 26,813 and the Nifty dropped 19 points to finish at 8,220. However, latest Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) regime for a host of important sectors including defense, civil aviation and pharmaceuticals along with the advancement of monsoon rains capped the downside.
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