Market Close: Sensex was down 469.60 points

Market Close: Sensex was down 469.60 points

Indian indices ended lower on April 13 with Nifty below 9,000 level dragged by auto, realty and banking names.

At close, the Sensex was down 469.60 points or 1.51% at 30690.02, while Nifty was down 118.05 points or 1.30% at 8993.85. About 1194 shares have advanced, 1171 shares declined, and 201 shares are unchanged.

Bajaj Finance, Zee Entertainment, Bajaj Finserv, M&M and Titan Company were among major losers on the Nifty, while gainers were L&T, Hindalco, Bharti Airtel, Adani Ports and IndusInd Bank.

On sectoral front, realty index fell 5 percent followed by auto, bank, energy, IT and FMCG. However, buying seen in the metal, pharma and infra sectors. BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices ended lower.