Sensex, Nifty edge lower
Published: March 5, 2015 8:53 pm
05 March 2015, Nirapad News: The BSE benchmark Sensex edged lower in the afternoon trades on Thursday on the back of selling in capital goods, metal and IT stocks.
The 50-share Nifty was hovering around its important psychological level of 8,900 led by selling in heavyweights like Hindalco, ACC, Larsen & Toubro and TCS.
At 1:57 PM, the Sensex was down 19 points at 29,361 and the Nifty was at 8,907, down 15 points. From the Nifty basket of 50 stocks, 38 were declining. Ultratech Cement was the top loser on the Nifty, down 4.3 per cent at Rs. 3,169. NMDC, Hindalco, Grasim Industries, Cairn India, ACC, ICICI Bank, TCS, Larsen & Toubro, Zee Entertainment and Ambuja Cement were also trading 2-3.5 per cent lower.