markets ended lower for the third consecutive day today with HDFC
Bank and the HDFC Ltd were the top losers on both indices.
BSE Sensex closed down 306-pts at 38,031, while NSE Nifty was down
82-pts at 11,337. Bajaj Finserv, HDFC Ltd, Kotak Mahindra Bank,
Eicher Motors and HDFC Bank were among major Nifty losers , while
gains were led by Yes Bank, Vedanta, Hindalco, Indiabulls Housing
and Zee Entertainment.
Nifty Banks and FMCG gauges ended lower (-1.66% & -1.05%)
each, while buying seen in the metal (up 1.75%), pharma, (up 1.75%)
energy, (up 1.13%) auto. (up0.42%) and IT (up 0.30%).
of HDFC Bank fell 3.07% to Rs2302.80per share after the lender’s Q1
profit rose slightly lower than market estimate.
of KotakMahindra Bank also lost 3.60% to Rs.1444.90-per share ahead
of its earnings later today.
Shares of Ambani-led Reliance Industries (RIL) gained 2.33% to Rs.1278.10-per share, at close after posting good quarterly earnings.
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