- Dow Jones industrial average, S&P 500 end at record highs after US Fed trims stimulusBSE Sensex falls 151 points as US Fed announces cut in economic stimulusGlobal stocks rise on bet US Federal Reserve won't taper economic stimulus yetIndian rupee extends losses for 3rd straight day, drops by 37 paise to 62.46 vs dollar
Indian shares fell on Thursday, marking their seventh losing session out of eight as blue chips such as ICICI Bank fell after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced the start of its tapering, raising concerns about foreign investor sales.
ICICI Bank provisionally fell 3 percent, while Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd (HDFC) ended down 2.5 per cent.
The benchmark BSE Sensex provisionally closed at 20708.62, down 151.24 points or 0.73 per cent. The broader NSE index ended lower 0.76 per cent, reversing most gains made on Wednesday after India's central bank unexpectedly kept interest rate on hold.