BSE closes points 61.74 down on Aug. 7

New Delhi: Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 61.74 points down to stand at 28,236.39. At the National Stock Exchange, the Nifty closed 24.05 points down to stand at 8,564.60. MRPL and ATUL were among the top gainers of group A with an increase of 9.49 percent and 8.47 percent, along with HINDUSTAN PETROLEUM CORPORATION LTD. and NEYVELI LIGNITE CORPORATION LTD. with an increase of 6.95 percent and 5.59 percent respectively.

The top losers of group A include Jaypee Infratech Ltd and MOTHERSON SUMI SYSTEMS LTD. with a decrease of 7.59 percent and 6.23 percent along with BHEL and ADANI ENTERPRISES LTD. with a decrease of 5.81 percent and 5.14 percent at the close of the markets.

The Auto sector is up 13.29 points at 19,765.17, while the Banking sector is down161.64 points at 21,702.40 and the Realty sector is down 4.76 points at 1,437.20. The Indian currency is down 0.14 percent at Rs 63.82 per dollar.

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