Sensex, Nifty end 1% lower; banks, pharma, metals, oil tank
Dragged by European markets, the Sensex ended down 285.83 points or 1.1 percent at 24539. The Nifty closed down 100.40 points or 1.3 percent at 7455.55.
About 859 shares advanced, 1839 shares declined, and 109 shares were unchanged.
Tata Steel, NTPC, BHEL, Hindalco and Cipla were major losers while Bharti Airtel, Bajaj Auto, Lupin and Wipro were gainers in the Sensex.
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