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Sensex falls for second day, but gains for the month
February 28, 2017 / 6:09 AM / 9 months ago

Sensex falls for second day, but gains for the month

REUTERS - Indian shares fell for a second straight session on Tuesday as caution set in ahead of quarterly gross domestic product data due later in the day, which will show the extent of the impact on the economy from a ban on high-value currency.

A man walks out of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai, India, January 25, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade/Files

The Nifty ended 0.19 percent lower at 8,879.6, while the Sensex was down 0.24 percent at 28,743.32.

However, for the month, the Nifty rose 3.72 percent and the Sensex advanced 3.93 percent, their second consecutive monthly gains.

Reporting By Samantha Kareen Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu

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