December 22, 2016 / 7:10 AM / 7 months ago

Sensex, Nifty fall for seventh straight session

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A broker reacts while trading at his computer terminal at a stock brokerage firm in Mumbai, November 9, 2016.Danish Siddiqui/Files

December 22 (Reuters) - Indian shares fell for a seventh consecutive session on Thursday, their longest losing streak in one-and-a-half years, as blue chips such as State Bank of India and Infosys Ltd continued to be hit by foreign selling.

The Sensex fell 1 percent to 25,979.60, while the Nifty closed 1.02 percent lower at 7,979.10.

SBI fell 2.17 percent while Infosys ended 1.7 percent lower.

Reporting by Arnab Paul in Bengaluru; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu

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