Sensex is down 561.45 points

Sensex is down 561.45 points

Benchmark indices had a volatile session on June 24 but sliiped in the later part of the day. Sensex is down 561.45 points or 1.58% at 34868.98, and the Nifty down 165.70 points or 1.58% at 10305.30.
About 1245 shares have advanced, 1429 shares declined, and 134 shares are unchanged.

Among the sectors, banks, metals and pharma were the worst hit down 2-3 percent while the BSE midcap and smallcap indices shed a percent each at close.