The 30-share index slumped 329.06 points or 0.57 percent to end 57,788.03. Similarly, the NSE Nifty fell 103.50 points or 0.60 percent to 17,221.40.
Equity benchmark Sensex dropped 329 points on Wednesday, tracking losses in index majors Infosys, Bajaj Finance, and HDFC amid a mixed trend in global markets. The 30-share index slumped 329.06 points or 0.57 percent to end at 57,788.03. Similarly, the NSE Nifty fell 103.50 points or 0.60 percent to 17,221.40. Bajaj Finance was the top loser in the Sensex pack, shedding over 3 percent, followed by Bajaj Finserv, PowerGrid, ITC, and TCS.
On the other hand, Sun Pharma, Kotak Bank, M&M, Maruti, and L&T were among the gainers. According to analysts, weak global cues and continued foreign fund outflow are weighing on market sentiment. Elsewhere in Asia, bourses in Shanghai and Hong Kong ended with losses, while Tokyo and Seoul were positive. Stock exchanges in Europe were also trading on a mixed note in mid-session deals. Meanwhile, international oil benchmark Brent crude fell 0.90 percent to USD 73.04 per barrel.