NSE closes 44.85 points down on April 26

Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 123.50 points down to stand at 19,283.35. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 44.85 points down to stand at 5,871.45. Maruti Suzuki India and Bharti Airtel were among the top gainers with an increase of 5.17 % and 4.81 % along with Bajaj Auto Ltd. and GAIL (India) Ltd. with an increase of 3.14 % and 1.93 % respectively, while the top losers include HCL Technologies and Jindal St and Pwr with a decrease of 4.84 % and 4.33 % along with Reliance Inds. and Jaiprakash Associates with a decrease 3.32 % and 3.16 % at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 104.96 points at 10,862.74 while the banking sector is down 204.88 points at 14,340.04 and the realty sector is down 39.09 points at 1,896.46. The Indian currency is down 0.27% at Rs 54.37per dollar.