Sensex dips by 164 points as coronavirus jitters grip D-Street

Updated:1 week, 2 days ago IST

New Delhi, Feb 07 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices ended in the negative territory on February 07 due to profit-booking by traders amid worries over economic damage from the coronavirus outbreak. The BSE S-P Sensex closed 164 points lower at 41,142 while the Nifty 50 slipped by 52 points at 12,086. Sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were mixed with Nifty realty down by 1.7 per cent and pharma up by 1.3 per cent. Among stocks, Eicher Motors dipped by 3.3 per cent at Rs 19,720 per share. Tata Motors and Mahindra and Mahindra too lost by 3.1 per cent and 1.8 per cent respectively. The other prominent losers were IndusInd Bank, Grasim, Reliance Industries, Bharti Airtel and Tata Steel. However, among the prominent gainers were NTPC, Coal India, ONGC, UPL and Zee Entertainment.

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