Sensex was down 152.88 points

Sensex was down 152.88 points

After remained flat throughout the day, the final hour selling drag the Nifty below 12,100 level.

At close, the Sensex was down 152.88 points at 41,170.12, while Nifty was down 45 points at 12,080.90. About 1219 shares have advanced, 1257 shares declined, and 166 shares are unchanged.

Cipla, Asian Paints, HUL, TCS and Tech Mahindra were among major losers on the Nifty, while gainers were IndusInd Bank, Zee Entertainment, Tata Steel, SBI and Power Grid Corp.

Among sectors, selling witnessed in the energy, FMCG, infra, pharma and IT, while buying saw in metal and PSU bank.