Nifty ends below 8650, Sensex in red; ICICI down

New Delhi, Aug 1 : The market on Monday ended flat with the Nifty below 8650. The 50-share was down 1.95 points at 8636.55 and the Sensex was down 48.74 points or 0.2 percent at 28003.12.

Shares such as TCS, Tata Steel, Maruti Suzuki, Wipro and Bajaj Auto were top gainers while ICICI Bank, L (and) T, BHEL, Adani Ports and GAIL were amongst the losers.

Homegrown auto major Mahindra and Mahindra today reported a 13.53 percent increase in total tractor sales at 17,553 units in July.

The company had sold 15,460 units in the same month last year. Domestic tractor sales rose 15.26 percent to 16,452 units in July as against 14,273 units in the year-ago month, the company said in a BSE filing.

Exports during the month declined by 7.25 percent to 1,101 units compared with 1,187 units in the same month a year ago, it added.

Source: ANI