Market wrap: Sensex, Nifty fall by a percent; investors lose ₹2 lakh crore
Updated: 21 Mar 2022, 04:27 PM IST
- Sensex closed 571 points, or 0.99 percent, lower at 57,292.49 while the Nifty finished at 17,117.60, down 169 points, or 0.98 percent.
While the market benchmarks fell by a percent, the second rung mid and small cap indices outperformed. The BSE Midcap index closed 0.68 percent lower but the BSE Smallcap index rose 0.38 percent.