The market has slipped today, The nifty is closed down 22.80 pts or 0.28% at 8360.95 and the sensex is closed down 62.31 pts or 0.22% at 27946.59 led by loses of Oil & gas and realty stocks are dragging the indices. HPCL and BPCL are down 5–6% each.
The government hiked the excise duty on petrol and diesel prices by Rs 1.50 per litre.
Hcl tech up 2.44%, infosys up 1.77%, Lupin up 1.08%, power grid corp above 1.19%, Cipla up 0.87%, Bharti airtel up 0.93% are the top gainers.
Bpcl down 4.55% , cairn india fall 3.60% , NMDC down 3.08%, PNB fall 2.01%, Tata power down 2.53% are the major losers of today.