Mumbai: Shares of market leader Reliance Industries (RIL) declined by over 3% on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Monday, led by heavy sell-off at its counter and was the major puller which led to the fall of the bellwether Sensex.
The heavyweight stock went down by 3.18% to close the trade at Rs1,031.05 on the Bombay Stock Exchange. During the day, the oil and gas major plunged by 4.08% to hit an intra-day low of Rs1,021.35.
In the previous trading session, RIL had fallen by 1.76% on BSE.
On the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the Mukesh Ambani-led firm settled 2.82% lower at Rs1,035.35.
In terms of volume, over 49 lakh shares of the company were traded on the two bourses.
Besides, another energy giant, ONGC too ended the day on a disappointing note down by 2.66% at Rs1,173.55.
Further, others too closed with losses, including HPCL, BPCL, Cairn India which fell by 2.59%, 2.68% and 2.05%, respectively.
Meanwhile, in a sharp fall, the BSE 30-share index Sensex finished the day at 19,224.12, down by 467.69 points or 2.38%.