MARKET LIVE: Sensex off lows, down 200 pts; broader indices underperform

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Benchmark indices have been buying and selling lower for the fifth straight session on Thursday amid expanding problems about the unfold of novel coronavirus outside the house China and ahead of the expiry of the February collection by-product contracts now.

The S&P BSE Sensex was down a hundred and seventy details, or .41 for each cent, at 39,723.forty nine levels. HCL Tech, TCS, Mahindra & Mahindra, and HDFC Lender (all down 1%) have been the leading laggards in the Sensex pack.

The broader Nifty50 index hovered around the eleven,600 level, down 62 details, or .53 for each cent.

All the Nifty sectoral indices have been in the red. Nifty Metal index, down two for each cent, bled the most.

In the broader current market, the S&P BSE MidCap index crashed 175 details, or 1.sixteen for each cent, and the S&P BSE SmallCap index was down 228 details, or 1.59 for each cent.

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