Sensex closes 144 points down, Nifty settles below 8900
The BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty were trading low on Thursday due to heavy selling in realty, power, PSU and healthcare stocks.The BSE Sensex closed 144.70 points down at 28,839.79 while the NSE Nifty closed 46.05 points down at 8,899.75. The top three Sensex gainers were Tata Motors (+2.66%), Bajaj-Auto (+2.12%) and Hero Motoco (+1.37%). The top three Sensex losers were Adani Ports (-3.07%), Sun Pharma (-2.63%) and NTPC (-2.50%). The top three Nifty gainers were Tata Motor DVR (+2.91%), Tata Motors (+2.64%) and Bajaj-Auto (+2.38%). The top three Nifty losers were BPCL (-4.31%), Idea (-3.27%) and Adani Ports (-2.89%).