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Nifty ends below 14,750, Sensex ends at over 2-week low; RIL, HDFC Bank top index draggers

Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 ended over one per cent lower on
Wednesday, on the back of mixed cues from Asian peers ahead of US Fed outcome and rising Covid-19
cases in the country. Besides, market participants were seen cautious ahead of the weekly expiry of the
F&O contracts due on Thursday. BSE Sensex tumbled 562.34 points or 1.12 per cent to 49,801.62, while
the broader Nifty 50 index settled at 14,721, down 189.15 points or 1.27 per cent. Top BSE Sensex losers
were ONGC, NTPC, Sun Pharma, State Bank of India (SBI), IndusInd Bank, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL),
Bajaj-Auto, Titan Company, among others. On the contrary, ITC, Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
and Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), were the only index gainers. All the Nifty
sectoral indices ended in a deep sea of red. Nifty PSU Bank index plunged 3.7 per cent while the Nifty
Metal index lost 2.5 per cent.

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