The Equity benchmark ended down on Wednesday, dragged down by bank, metal, auto and oil stocks amid falling rupee. The Nifty-50 index of National Stock Exchange closed 44 points, or 0.41%, down at 10,570, while the BSE Sensex shed 115 points, or 0.33% to end at 34,501.
On BSE, top losers were Tata Steel, ICICI Bank, ONGC, Dr Reddys, IndusInd bank, Maruti Suzuki, losing up to 2 percent, while top gainers were Bharti Airtel, Tata Consultancy Services, Mahindra and Mahindra rising upto 3.37%.
On NSE, three toppers were Bharti Airtel (+2.90%), TCS (+2.37%), Mahindra and Mahindra (+1.72%). On the flip side, shares of Gail India (-3.09%), Vedanta (-2.99%) and Hindustan Petroleum Corpn (-2.86%) fell as major losers.
The IT bellwether Wipro Limited announced the Q4 results for 2018. Wipro reported a 20.5 percent decline in consolidated net profit year on year basis for the fourth quarter 2018 at Rs 1,800.80 crore versus Rs 2,267 crore during Q4 2017.
Shares of WIPRO Limited was last trading in BSE at Rs.287.20 up at 0.05% as compared to the previous close of Rs. 287.05. Wipro stock hit an intraday high and low of Rs.293.95 and Rs. 283.40, respectively. On NSE, Wirpo shares ended down 0.09% at 286.70.