Among the many headline indices, the S&P BSE Sensex traded round 51,440 ranges. The index slid to as little as 51,180 in intra-day offers. The broader Nifty50 index, in the meantime, traded beneath the 15,450-mark. Mahindra & Mahindra fell 6 per cent and was the highest Sensex laggard. Alternatively, ITC rose 2 per cent.
The Nifty sectoral indices had been combined, with Nifty Auto index, down 1 per cent, being the highest laggard.
Within the broader markets, the S&P BSE MidCap index was flat whereas the SmallCap index rose 0.36 per cent.
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Aurobindo Pharma, Chemcon Speciality Chemical compounds, Astron Paper & Board Mill, Jamna Auto Industries and Uttam Galva Steels are amongst 79 firms slated to submit their quarterly numbers right now.