Sensex surrenders early gains, ends 63 pts lower

Mumbai: Equity benchmark Sensex gave up all the day's gains to end 63 points lower on Tuesday as spiking number of COVID-19 cases in the country created an uncertainty about lockdown measures going ahead.

After rallying 414.11 points during the day, the 30-share index declined 63.29 points or 0.21 per cent to 30,609.30.

Similarly, NSE Nifty ended 10.20 points or 0.11 per cent down at 9,029.05.

Bharti Airtel was the top loser in the Sensex pack, plunging around 6 per cent, followed by TCS, Bajaj Finance, Sun Pharma, Tech Mahindra, Infosys and Hero MotoCorp.

On the other hand, Titan, Ultratech Cement, IndusInd Bank, Nestle India and ITC were among the gainers. Desk: Asianet Online