Equity benchmarks fell on fourth consecutive day ahead US poll anxiety. Sensex dropped 156 points at 27274 and Nifty dropped 51 points at 8433. In broader markets FMCG, IT and Teck sector closed in the positive side while all the other sectors with negative leads. BSE Small Cap lost 289 points at 12877, BSE Midcap dropped 175 points at 12839 and Nifty Midcap closed at 15192 with 228 points down.
At the end of the day, 685 share advanced, 2223 share declined and 114 shares remained unchanged.
Asian Market Updates: Nikkei has dropped 229 points at 16905, Hang Seng dropped 40 points at 22642 and Shanghai Composite closed at 3125 while losing 3 points.
Gainers: HCL Tech(+4.15%), ITC(+3.64%), Tata Motors (D)(+1.15%), Wipro(+1.09%), HUL(+1.02%)
Losers: Sun Pharma(-7.41%), Dr Reddys Labs(-5.60%), Aurobindo Pharma(-5.36%), Bharti Infratel(-4.42%), Coal India(-3.39%)