Indian Stock Market closed red after huge struggle. Equity benchmarks closed negative with minor losses. Sensex closed at 28423 with 28 points loss while Nifty dropped 11 points to 8774. Maximum sectors including the midcap sectors closed in the negative zone. Indian currency Rupee closed with the weakness of 3 points at 66.99 against US Dollar.
Global Indices: Asian market finished broadly higher with Hang Seng leading the region. Nikkei hiked 39 points to 16926, Hang Seng gained 185 points to 23162 and Shanghai Composite dropped 22 points to 3062.
Top Gainers: GAIL, HDFC, Coal India, Lupin, Tata Steel
Top Losers: Idea Cellular, Bharti Airtel, Reliance, BPCL, BHEL