Sensex was down 667.29 points

Sensex was down 667.29 points

Profit booking dragged the benchmark indices on the fourth consecutive day on August 3 with Nifty closing below 10,900.

At close, the Sensex was down 667.29 points or 1.77% at 36939.60, and the Nifty was down 181.90 points or 1.64% at 10891.60. About 1409 shares have advanced, 1213 shares declined, and 169 shares are unchanged.

UPL, IndusInd Bank, HDFC Life, Kotak Mahindra Bank and IOC were among major losers on the Nifty, while gainers were Tata Motors, Titan Company, Tata Steel, BPCL and Eicher Motors.

Among sectors, except metal other indices ended in the red. BSE Midcap Index ended 0.3 percent lower, while Smallcap Index gained 1 percent.