Indian shares fall slightly as financials stocks slide

Published: June 01, 2018 17:46:23 | Updated: June 04, 2018 11:13:43


Indian share markets ended slightly lower on Friday, weighed down by losses in financials stocks such as HDFC Bank Ltd, while gains in auto stocks capped losses.

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) index closed 0.37 per cent lower at 10,696.20 while the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) index was down 0.27 per cent at 35,227.26.

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However, both the indexes ended the week 0.9 per cent higher, reports Reuters.

HDFC Bank, the top drag on the indexes, lost 1.4 per cent.

Maruti Suzuki rose 3.2 per cent while Bajaj Auto ended 5.3 per cent higher.

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