Indian shares end lower; financials, consumer stocks weigh
* NSE closes 0.33% down, BSE closes 0.2% lower
* Yes Bank falls to lowest in over 6 years
* IT stocks gain
BENGALURU, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Indian shares settled lower on
Tuesday, led by a fall in financial and consumer stocks with Yes
Bank Ltd closing at its lowest in over six years.
The broader NSE index closed 0.33% lower at 11,017,
while the benchmark BSE index finished down 0.2% at
The Nifty PSU index finished the day 2.35%
lower, with State Bank of India settling down over 1%.
Among consumer stocks, Britannia Industries Ltd
lost 3.24% to its lowest since February 2018, while ITC Ltd
settled 1.87% lower.
IT stocks held onto gains and closed 1.2% higher
as the rupee weakened to its lowest since
(Reporting by Chandini Monnappa in Bengaluru; editing by
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