Sensex down 76 points at 26,446; Nifty holds 8,000 levels

Sensex down 76 points at 26,446; Nifty holds 8,000 levels

Sensex down 76 points at 26,446; Nifty holds 8,000 levels

Continuing its losing streak for the sixth straight session, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell another 76 points in early trade on sustained selling by funds and retail investors coupled with weakening global markets.

The 30-share index was trading down 76.59 points, or 0.28 per cent, at 26,446.50, with stocks of realty, healthcare, consumer durables, FMCG, metal, power and oil & gas leading the fall.

The gauge had lost 1,325.90 points in the previous five straight sessions.

On similar lines, the NSE Nifty shed 27.85 points, or 0.34 per cent, at 8,016.30.

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