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Among stocks, Bharti Infratel was the top gainer and moved up by 3.2 per cent to trade at Rs 257.30 per share. Sun Pharma was up by 2.8 per cent, Indiabulls Housing Finance by 2.7 per cent, Dr Reddy by 2.2 per cent and Cipla by 1.5 per cent.

Among stocks, Indiabulls Housing Finance gained by 8.3 per cent to trade at Rs 481.35 per share. Power Grid Corporation was up by 2.5 per cent, UltraTech Cement by 2.1 per cent, Grasim by 2 per cent and Bharti Infratel by 1.5 per cent.

Among stocks, Zee Entertainment gained by 5.6 per cent to trade at Rs 330 per share. Yes Bank was up by 4.3 per cent, IndusInd Bank by 1.6 per cent, Wipro by 1.3 per cent and Hero MotoCorp by 1 per cent.

MSCI's broadest index of Asia Pacific shares outside Japan fell by 1.5 per cent to its lowest level since January. The Shanghai Composite Index retreated by 2 per cent, Japan's Nikkei by 2.1 per cent and South Korea's KOSPI by 1.6 per cent.

Yes Bank was up 4.1 per cent, Sun Pharma 3.3 per cent, Tata Motors 1.6 per cent and Dr Reddy 1.5 per cent. Eicher Motors, Bajaj Auto, Grasim, Maruti and UltraTech Cement also show marginal gains.

Among stocks, Wipro slipped 2.2 per cent to Rs 261.85 per share while JSW Steel was down 1.6 per cent to Rs 262.90 apiece. Bharti Airtel, Tata Motors and Indiabulls Housing Finance also traded in the red.

At 10:15 am, the BSE S&P Sensex was down 104 points at 39,583 while the Nifty 50 shed 30 points to 11,833. Except for FMCG, IT and metal, all sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the negative territory. Nifty realty was down over 1.4 per cent.

New Delhi: Amid heavy sell-off in the equity markets, the benchmark indices witnessed heavy slump with BSE Sensex plunging by...