Closing Bell: Sensexcloses 300 points lower, Nifty at 12,176; Zee Entertainment remained the top loser##Closing Bell:Sensexcloses 300 points lower, Nifty at 12,176; Zee Entertainment remained the top loserIndian equity benchmark indices ended the year on a weak note amidst profit booking and weak global cues. Markets continued to trade lower despite Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's announcement of Rs 105 lakh crore national infra pipeline.At the closing bell, the Sensex ended the session 304.26 points or 0.73 percent lower at 41,253.74 while the Nifty50 ended at 12,168, down 87.40 points or 0.71 percent.For the year, the Sensex rose 14 percent and the Niifty50 rallied 12 percent, giving the best returns since 2017. Both benchmarks hit multiple record highs this year and have gained sharply more than in 2018, even as economic growth slipped to a five-year low this year amid a slowdown in demand. Both indices gained around 3 percent in 2018.Nifty50 top gainers were Coal India, NTPC, GAIL, Grasim and Tata Motors while Zee Entertainment, Tech Mahindra, Bajaj Auto, Reliance Industries and Eicher Motors were the top losers.Among the sectors, the Auto and IT index fell the most. About 1351 shares have advanced, 1184 shares declined, and 185 shares are unchanged.