Sensex closes down by 175pts, Nifty ends below 8150

Mumbai, Oct 12 : After a volatile day, the market ended lower as corporate India kick-starts September quarter results. The Sensex ended down 175.40 points with a short trade at 26904.11.

Nifty slipped 46.10 points testing the level of 8150 at 8143.60. Infosys ended down 4 percent while Lupin, Sun Pharma, Cipla and HDFC were major laggards.

On the gaining side were Vedanta, Hindalco, GAIL, Tata Motors and BHEL.

Tata Motors continued its uptrend for the sixth consecutive session today, rising 2 percent. (ANI)