BSE, NSE shut today on account of Holi

BSE, NSE shut today on account of Holi

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) will remain closed on March 10 on account of Holi.

Wholesale commodity markets, including metal and bullion, will remain shut and there will be no trading activity in the forex and commodity futures markets as well.

On March 9, the Sensex ended 1,941.67 points or 5.17% lower at 35634.95, while Nifty fell 538 points or 4.90% to close at 10451.50.

Sensex, Nifty and Nifty Bank have posted the biggest one-day falls ever in the absolute terms.

On the sectoral front, Nifty indices ended in the red, while BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices slipped over 4 percent each.

ONGC, Vedanta, Reliance Industries, Zee Entertainment and IndusInd Bank were among major losers on the Nifty, while gainers included Yes Bank, BPCL, Bharti Infratel and Eicher Motors.

All the 30 shares of the BSE Sensex ended in the red.