Market Closing Bell: Nifty ends below 8,500, Sensex breaches 29,000; private banks lead losses Updated : March 18, 2020 03:58 PM IST The BSE Sensex shed 1,709 points to close at a three-year low of 28,869, and the Nifty tumbled 498 points to close at 8,469. IndusInd Bank, Bharti Infratel, Kotak Bank, Bajaj Finance, and Bajaj Finserv led the losses on the Nifty50 index. The Midcap index fell to its 4-year low, down 5.2 percent, smallcap index also slipped 5.5 percent in today's trade. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.