Sensex was down 421.82 points

Sensex was down 421.82 points

Benchmark indices ended lower on July 29 with Nifty mange to close above 11200 dragged by the Reliance Industries and IT and auto stocks.

At close, the Sensex was down 421.82 points or 1.10% at 38071.13, and the Nifty was down 97.60 points or 0.86% at 11202.90. About 1359 shares have advanced, 1300 shares declined, and 129 shares are unchanged.

Reliance Industries, M&M, HCL Technologies, Hero MotoCorp and Nestle were among major losers on the Nifty, while gainers were Dr Reddys Labs, Tata Steel, Grasim, Bharti Infratel and IndusInd Bank.

Mixed trend seen on the sectoral front with auto, energy, infra and IT indices ended lower, while buying witnessed in the pharma, metal and FMCG sectors.