Sensex down 307.63 points

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Mumbai, Aug 10 : The BSE Sensex on Thursday tumbled down 307.63 pts to settle at 65,688.18 as selling was seen in Telecommunications, banking, Health care, and FMCG stocks after the RBI, in its monetary policy, kept its key rates unchanged for the third time in a row. The Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) fell 89.45 points to 19,543.10 points. The Sensex opened low at 65,945.39, sliding 50 points. It dropped 486 pts to 65,509, a day low, before closing at 65,688.18, down 307.63 pts from its previous close. The stocks include Telecommunications, which eased 1.05 percent, followed by banking by 0.81 percent, FMCG by 0.88 percent, and Health Care by 0.61 percent. The midcap declined by 0.08 percent and the small cap by 0.15 percent. In 30 scrips, 11 advanced while 13 declined. The losers were Asian Paints by 2.98 pc to Rs 3231, Kotak Bank by 1.76 pc to Rs 1798, ITC by 1.35 pc to Rs 452.40, and Bharti Airtel by 1.08 pc to Rs 874.20. The gainers were IndusInd Bank by 1.59 pc to Rs 1429.55, JSW Steel by 0.88 pc to Rs 829.45, Titan by 0.83 pc to Rs 2980, and Bajaj Finance by 0.79 pc to Rs 7180.

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