Market close: Indian indices finished the day on negative note with Nifty able to hold 11,900 level.
At close, the Sensex was down 193.65 points at 39,756.81, while Nifty was down 59.40 points at 11,906.20. About 1022 shares have advanced, 1462 shares declined, and 164 shares are unchanged.
Indiabulls Housing, Bharti Infratel, Yes Bank, Tech Mahindra and Maruti Suzuki were major losers on the Nifty, while gainers were Tata Steel, GAIL, ONGC, Vedanta and Britannia Industries.
Among the sectors, except metal and FMCG all other indices ended lower led by pharma, auto, bank, energy and infra.