Closing bell : BSE Sensex falls over 175 points

The BSE Sensex closed 174.91 points, or 0.51%, lower at 34,299.47, while the Nifty 50 ended 47 points, or 0.45%, to down at 10,301.05. The BSE MidCap and BSE SmallCap indices fell 0.16% and 0.45%, respectively.

Adani Ports, HDFC, Vedanta, Dr. Reddy’s, Bajaj Finance and Tata Steel were among the major gainers, whereas Tata Motors, Asian Paints, Titan, HPCL, Maruti Suzuki and Hindustan Unilever were major losers.