Indices ended lower for the seventh consecutive session

Indices ended lower for the seventh consecutive session

Indian indices ended lower for the seventh consecutive session on March 2 as they wiped out all the intraday gains after fresh Coronavirus cases reported in India.

The BSE Sensex closed 939 points lower from its day's high of 39,083.17, while Nifty50 fell 300 points from its day's high level of 11,433.

At close, the Sensex was down 153.27 points or 0.40% at 38144.02, while Nifty was down 69 points or 0.62% at 11132.80. About 944 shares have advanced, 1469 shares declined, and 153 shares are unchanged.

Yes Bank, SBI, Tata Steel, GAIL and Hindalco were among major losers on the Nifty, while gainers include HCL Tech, Eicher Motors, Nestle, ICICI Bank and Infosys.

Among sectors, except IT, all other indices ended in the red, while BSE Midcap and Smallcap down 0.3 to 0.7 percent respectively