Sensex ends 285 pts down, Nifty below 7800

Mumbai: The market has ended lower dragged by index heavyweights. The Sensex closed down 284.56 points or one percent trading at 25519.22.

Nifty on the other hand crashed by 82.40 points or one percent at 7761.95.

About 1301 shares have advanced, 1401 shares declined, and 203 shares are unchanged.

Vedanta, Lupin, SBI, Infosys and Bajaj Auto are among the losers while Coal India and Mahindra and Mahindra are gainers.

Shares of NIIT gained more than four percent intraday on strengthening operations by opening third office in Europe. (ANI)