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Sensex ends 154 points lower


Mumbai : A benchmark index for Indian equities Tuesday closed 154 points lower as bearish sentiments prevailed across the globe.

The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 16,760.6 points, shut shop at 16,626.61 points (provisional), 154 points or 0.92 percent down from its previous close at 16,781.07 points.

It had earlier risen to 16,895.73 points and fell to an intra-day low of 16,560.64 points.

At the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the broader 50-share S&P CNX Nifty closed at 4,990.15 points, down 0.87 percent from its previous close.

Broader markets indices were also in the negative, with the BSE midcap index ending 0.59 percent lower and the BSE smallcap index 0.55 percent down.