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Markets at close: How the major indices and stocks fared on Monday

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Markets at close: How the major indices and stocks fared on Monday

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The BSE Sensex ended 162 points lower at 40,980, while the Nifty50 index settled 67 points lower at 12,031.

Markets at close: How the major indices and stocks fared on Monday
Indian markets ended lower on Monday, dragged by metal stocks, as the rising death toll in China raised alarm bells about the severity of the coronavirus outbreak and its economic impact. The BSE Sensex ended 162 points lower at 40,980, while the Nifty50 index settled 67 points lower at 12,031. Meanwhile, broader markets underperformed benchmarks with the Nifty Midcap index down 0.9 percent and Nifty Smallcap indices falling 1.1 percent.
Here's a quick recap of how top market indices and stocks fared on Monday:
Frontline indices
Sensex: The Sensex slipped 162 points, or 0.40 percent, to settle Monday's trade at 40,980. So far this year, the 30-share BSE frontline index has fallen 0.66 percent.
Nifty50: The Nifty declined 67 points, or 0.55 percent, to end at 12,031. So far this year, the broader 50-share NSE frontline index has declined over 1 percent.
Key stocks
Reliance Industries: The oil-telecom-retail conglomerates' shares ended 0.6 percent higher, quoting at Rs 1,442 on NSE.
Tata Consultancy Services: The IT major settled 0.77 percent higher, closing at Rs 2,153 per share on NSE.
HDFC Bank: The private sector lenders' shares settled 0.10 percent lower in trade today, quoting at Rs 1,240.90 on NSE.
Hindustan Unilever: The FMCG major's stock closed at Rs 2,162 per share, ending 0.1 percent higher on NSE.
HDFC: The NBFC stock settled at Rs 2,412, up 0.3 percent on the NSE.
Major sectors
Nifty Bank: The banking gauge settled 0.5 percent lower at 31,058.
Nifty IT: The IT index fell 0.23 percent to settle at 16,432.
Nifty FMCG: The consumer goods gauge settled lower, down 0.9 percent at 30,528.
Nifty Auto: The index ended 2.5 percent lower to settle at 7,860.
Nifty Metal: The metal index declined 3 percent to settle at 2,629.
Disclosure: Network18, the parent company of CNBCTV18.com, is controlled by Independent Media Trust, of which Reliance Industries is the sole beneficiary.
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