Market sell-off continues, Sensex falls 152 pts

Mumbai, Nov 8 (PTI) Falling for the second session, benchmark Sensex shed 152 points today to end at an over one- week low of 33,218.81 on widespread selling in metal, oil and gas, PSU and realty sectors. The 30-share index, after opening strong at 33,417.35, advanced to hit the day's high of 33,484.70 on the back of foreign fund inflows. However, it succumbed to profit-booking in late afternoon trade and slumped to a low of 33,157.68, before finishing at 33,218.81, down 151.95 points or 0.46 per cent. This is its weakest closing level since October 31, when it had ended at 33,213.13. The broader Nifty slumped 47 points, or 0.45 per cent, to close at 10,303.15 after shuttling between 10,384.25 and 10,285.50.
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