Share market HIGHLIGHTS: BSE Sensex on Wednesday ended the session falling more than 350 points and NSE Nifty plunged below the 10,900-mark on the selloff in metal and auto stocks on account of weak Asian markets. At the close of market hours, the Sensex was down 363.05 points or 1.00% at 35891.52, while the Nifty down 117.60 points or 1.08% at 10792.50.
Disappointing Chinese economic data and weak auto sales number played out as dominant factors in triggering sell-offs in metal and auto stocks on domestic bourses. Among the major gainers on BSE Sensex were Sun Pharma, TCS and Vedanta, M&M, Eicher Motors and JSW Steel emerged as top laggards.
Meanwhile, on Tuesday, the 30-share Sensex ended 186.24 points higher to 36,254.57, while the Nifty zoomed past the 10,900-mark. Bharti Airtel share price ended the session 2.7% higher to 312.55, while HDFC share price gained by more than 1.9% to Rs 2,008. Yes Bank share price zoomed more than 2% to hit the day’s high at Rs 185.90.