May 29, 2018 / 7:02 AM / 7 months ago

Sensex, Nifty end lower; financials drag

A guard walks past the NSE (National Stock Exchange) building in Mumbai, India, February 9, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/Files

(Reuters) - Indian shares ended lower on Tuesday, snapping three sessions of gains, with lenders such as ICICI Bank Ltd and State Bank of India weighing on the indexes.

The broader NSE Nifty closed 0.52 percent lower at 10,633.30 while the benchmark BSE Sensex was down 0.61 percent at 34,949.24.

Nifty bank index ended 1.4 percent lower and the Nifty PSU bank index dropped 2.95 percent.

ICICI Bank closed 3.1 percent lower while State Bank of India fell 2.9 percent.

Reporting by Krishna V Kurup in Bengaluru; Editing by Vyas Mohan

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