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Domestic stock markets tumbled on Monday amid a selloff in banking and financial services shares, amid a mixed trend in Asian equities. The Sensex index fell as much as 1.83 per cent – or 688.88 points – to 36,918.01 in afternoon deals. The broader NSE Nifty 50 benchmark dropped as much as 1.68 per cent – or 185.6 points – to 10,887.85. At 2:10 pm, the Sensex traded 654.03 points – or 1.74 per cent – lower at 36,952.86, while the Nifty was down 174.35 points – or 1.57 per cent – at 10,899.10. However, gains in select pharmaceutical and metal shares limited the fall.
In the 50-scrip Nifty basket, 40 stocks traded lower at the time. UPL, IndusInd Bank, HDFC Life Insurance Company, Axis Bank and Kotak Mahindra Bank, trading between 3.04 per cent and 5.44 per cent, were the worst hit.
On the other hand, Tata Motors, Titan, Bharat Petroleum, Tata Steel and Dr Reddy’s, trading between 0.81 per cent and 6.50 per cent higher, were the top Nifty gainers.