Nifty and Sensex end lower; Realty and PSU Bank stocks down; Metals shine, Hindalco up 2.44%

Nifty and Sensex ended lower amid volatility and mixed global cues. Nifty drops 44 points to close at 17156.30. Sensex shed 143 points to end at 58644.82.

Except for Metals, FMCG, and IT, all other sectoral indices ended in red. Nifty Realty, PSU Banks, Auto and Media were worst performing sectors today.

Top Gainers on Nifty:

Hindalco   2.44%

ONGC    1.25%

Sun Pharma    1.18%

Asian Paints    1.00%

Divis Labs     0.99%

Top Losers on Nifty:

Hero Motocorp   -2.15%

SBI    -1.81%

NTPC   -1.79%

M&M    -1.69%

HDFC Life    -1.58%