& Petrochemicals(up 4.96%), Sikko Industries(up 0.52%) and Madhya Bharat Agro Products(up 0.33%) stood among the top gainers.
Southern Petrochemicals Industries(down 11.85%),
& Chemicals(down 10.70%), & Fertilizers(down 8.92%), & Fertilizers(down 8.52%), Madras Fertlizers(down 8.11%), ZUARIAGRO(down 8.09%), Fertilizers (down 7.96%), Coromandel International(down 7.85%), Fertilizers & Chemicals Tranvancore(down 6.37%) and Agro Phos(down 4.96%) were among the top losers of the day.
The NSE Nifty50 index ended 99.35 points down at 16025.8, while the 30-share BSE Sensex closed down 303.35 points at 53749.26.
NTPC(up 3.91%), HDFC LIFE INSURANCE(up 2.93%), SBI Life(up 2.11%), Bharti Airtel(up 1.47%), HDFC(up 1.39%), Kotak Mahindra Bank(up 1.33%), Britannia Industries(up 1.33%), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation(up 1.29%), HDFC Bank(up 0.75%) and ICICI Bank(up 0.73%) stood among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.
On the other hand, Asian Paints(down 8.06%), Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone(down 5.88%), Divis Laboratories(down 3.89%), Tata Consultancy(down 3.66%), UPL Ltd(down 3.6%), Tech Mahindra(down 3.48%), Wipro(down 3.28%), Larsen & Toubro(down 3.17%),
Enterprises(down 2.96%) and Infosys(down 2.12%) closed in the red.