Sensex ends lower, Nifty fails to hold 11,600; Midcap index outperforms

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Market Update:

Benchmark Indices slipped past day's high and were trading in the red.

Sensex was down 68.13 points or 0.18 percent at 38,754.98, and the Nifty was down 23.90 points or 0.21 percent at 11,559.00. About 1104 shares have advanced, 1230 shares have declined, and 121 shares are unchanged.

Vedanta, Asian Paints, Sun Pharma are among the top earners, while ONGC, Coal India and Wipro were the biggest losers.

On the sectoral front, all but four sectors were trading in the green. Pvt bank stocks were the biggest losers, down 0.37 percent on the Nifty. Metal stocks were the biggest winners, up 0.70 percent

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Market Update:

Benchmark Indices slipped past day’s high and were trading in the red.

Sensex was down 68.13 points or 0.18 percent at 38,754.98, and the Nifty was down 23.90 points or 0.21 percent at 11,559.00. About 1104 shares have advanced, 1230 shares have declined, and 121 shares are unchanged.

Vedanta, Asian Paints, Sun Pharma are among the top earners, while ONGC, Coal India and Wipro were the biggest losers.

On the sectoral front, all but four sectors were trading in the green. Pvt bank stocks were the biggest losers, down 0.37 percent on the Nifty. Metal stocks were the biggest winners, up 0.70 percent