Sensex tumbles 204 pts; Nifty ends below 11,200

The BSE Sensex ended 203.65 points lower after a volatile session on Wednesday as investors took money off the table amid mixed global cues.

After gyrating over 500 points, the 30-share BSE benchmark closed 203.65 points, or 0.55 per cent, lower at 37,114.88.

The index hit an intra-day low of 37,047.87 and a high of 37,559.67.

Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty shed 65.05 points, or 0.58 per cent, to settle at 11,157. During the day, the gauge hit a low of 11,136.95 and a high of 11,286.80.

Yes Bank and Tata Motors were the biggest losers in the Sensex pack, slumping 8 per cent.

IndusInd Bank, Coal India, Sun Pharma, PowerGrid, Bharti Airtel, Axis Bank, Tata Steel, HUL, Maruti, L&T, M&M, ICICI Bank, HDFC and RIL too ended in the red, shedding up to 3.66 per cent.

On the other hand, Bajaj Finance was the top gainer, spurting 4.11 per cent, followed by ITC, Kotak Bank, Infosys and TCS, ending up to 1.05 per cent higher.