June 27, 2017 / 6:33 AM / 5 months ago

Nifty ends at one-month low; banks weigh

(Reuters) - The NSE Nifty fell for a fifth straight session and ended at its lowest in a month, as lenders retreated on a media report the Reserve Bank of India was demanding higher provisioning for loans submitted under the insolvency process.

Brokers trade at their computer terminals at a stock brokerage firm in Mumbai January 6, 2015. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade/Files

The index closed down 0.66 percent at 9,511.40, its lowest close since May 25.

The benchmark BSE Sensex ended 0.58 percent lower at 30,958.25, closing below the 31,000 mark for the first time since May 25.

Reporting by Jessica Kuruthukulangara in Bengaluru; Editing by Gopakumar Warrier

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