Nifty fell 73.70 points to end at 11962.10

Nifty fell 73.70 points to end at 11962.10

Benchmark indices ended lower for the second consecutive day with Nifty finished below 12,000 level ahead of an important event Budget 2020, which will be presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on February 1.

At close, the Sensex was down 190.33 points or 0.47% at 40723.49, while Nifty was down 73.70 points or 0.61% at 11962.10. About 970 shares have advanced, 1406 shares declined, and 160 shares are unchanged.

Tata Motors, ONGC, Power Grid, UPL and IOC were among major losers on the Nifty, while gainers were Kotak Mahindra Bank, SBI, IndusInd Bank, Bharti Airtel and Bajaj Auto.

Except bank, all other sectoral indices ended in the red. BSE midcap and smallcap are also ended lower.