Sensex was down 893.99 points or 2.32%

Sensex was down 893.99 points or 2.32%

Benchmark indices ended lower but day's low with Nifty finished below 11,000 level.

At close, the Sensex was down 893.99 points or 2.32% at 37,576.62, and the Nifty was down 279.50 points or 2.48% at 10,989.50. About 538 shares have advanced, 1875 shares declined, and 125 shares are unchanged.

Tata Motors, Zee Entertainment, Tata Steel, SBI and IndusInd Bank were among major losers on the Nifty, while gainers were Bajaj Auto, Maruti Suzuki, GAIL, and Asian Paints.

All the sectoral indices ended in the red. Nifty PSU Bank fell 5 percent, followed by metal (down 4.4 percent) and Nifty Bank down 3.5 percent each. BSE Midcap and smallcap indices down 2 percent each