Market ends in the red: Sensex dives 224 pts, Nifty cracks below 9,500

 PTI   Mumbai     Last Updated: May 18, 2017  | 16:22 IST
Market ends in the red: Sensex dives 224 pts, Nifty cracks below 9,500

Taking a breather after a record- setting spree, benchmark Sensex plunged 224 points today to retreat from lifetime highs as investors booked profits amid global volatility.

The Sensex retreated from record, ended 223.98 points lower at 30,434.79 while Nifty falls 96.30 points to 9,429.45.

The 30-share index stayed in the negative zone throughout the session and hit a low of 30,393.72, before settling at 30,434.79, down 223.98 points or 0.73 per cent.

Likewise, the 50-scrip NSE barometer Nifty slipped from its all-time high to finish at 9,429.45, down 96.30 points, or 1.01 per cent.

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