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Shares of Punjab National Bank(up 3.7 per cent), Bank of Baroda(up 3.1 per cent), State Bank of India(up 0.86 per cent) and IndusInd Bank Ltd.(up 0.47 per cent) ended the day as top gainers in the pack.
On the other hand, HDFC Bank Ltd.(down 1.96 per cent), IDFC First Bank Ltd.(down 1.48 per cent), Federal Bank Ltd.(down 1.45 per cent), Bandhan Bank Ltd.(down 1.1 per cent) and Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.(down 0.85 per cent) finished as the top losers of the day.
The Nifty Bank index closed 0.54 per cent down at 45979.85.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index ended down 59.05 points at 20133.3, while the BSE Sensex stood down 241.79 points at 67596.84.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 27 ended in the green, while 23 closed in the red.
Shares of YES Bank, JP Power, Vodafone Idea, Central Bank and UCO Bank were among the most traded shares on the NSE.
Shares of KIOCL, IOB, PTL Enterprises, UCO Bank and Ramco Systems hit their fresh 52-week highs in today's trade, while J B Chemicals, Setubandhan Infra, Viaz Tyres, Penta Gold and Ratnaveer Precision hit their fresh 52-week lows.