Key barometers ended lower, snapping three straight days of gains, as negative global cues triggered profit booking. Global shares declined as worries over US-China trade war flared up, curbing risk appetite. Selling in banks shares weighed on the domestic bourses The barometer index, the S&P BSE Sensex, fell 193.65 points or 0.48% to 39,756.81, as per the provisional closing data.
The Nifty 50 index fell 48.30 points or 0.40% to 11,917.30, as per the provisional closing data. The market breadth was negative. On BSE, 1029 shares rose and 1482 shares fell.
A total of 168 shares were unchanged. In the broader market, the BSE Mid-Cap index was down 0.79%. The BSE Small-Cap index was down 0.48%. Open interest has been seen in 12000 and 11900 strike prices for call option and in 11900 and 11800 strike prices for the put option.