Sensex was down 885.72 points

Sensex was down 885.72 points

Market Close: The benchmark indices wiped out all the previous session gains with Nifty ended below 9150 level on May 14 on the back of profit booking amid weak global cues.

At close, the Sensex was down 885.72 points or 2.77% at 31122.89, and the Nifty was down 240.80 points or 2.57% at 9142.75. About 968 shares have advanced, 1324 shares declined, and 153 shares are unchanged.

Hindalco Industries, Tech Mahindra, Infosys, HDFC and Gail were among losers on the Nifty, while gainers were Bharti Infratel, Zee Entertainment, Hero MotoCorp, L&T and Maruti Suzuki.

Among sectors, except pharma and FMCG other indices ended lower. BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices down 0.3-0.7 percent.