Market Update Stock benchmarks trading lower, with the Nifty giving 10,450-mark. The Sensex has dropped by a fifth of a percent.
The Sensex fell 71.57 points or 0.21% at 34662.01, while the Nifty dropped 33.10 points or 0.32% at 10439.40. The market breadth is low as there were 1,024 shares, with a decline of 688 shares, while 1,744 shares remained unchanged.
Among the sectors, IT and Pharma hold the fort for the market, while it holds for automobiles, banks and the metal room. The midcap index is slightly higher.
ITC Stock, Sun Pharma, Dr. Ing. Reddies and Indiabulls Housing are the best winners, while Hindustan Unilever, ICICI Bank, HPCL and GAIL have lost the most.