Mumbai – The equity market remained negative for another week, as the Sensex fell by 98.48 points or 0.19 per cent to settle at 52,386.19 in a volatile week under review on worries that the spread of the Delta variant of coronavirus may hamper global economic recovery.
Weak global cues and firm crude oil prices weighed on investor sentiment.
Nifty lost 32.40 points or 0.21 per cent to settle at 15,689.80.
The BSE Mid-Cap surged 307.85 or 1.37 per cent to settle at 22,813.67. The BSE Small-Cap advanced 307.14 points or 1.20 per cent to settle at 25,874.40.
On Monday, the Sensex, advanced 395.33 points to settle at 52,880. Nifty gained 112.15 points to settle at 15,834.35.
On Tuesday, the Sensex, fell 18.82 points to settle at 52,861.18. The index reversed gains after hitting a record high of 53,129.37 in mid-afternoon trade. Nifty too slipped 16.10 points or 0.10% to end at 15,818.25.
On Wednesday, it regained 193.58 points to close at 53,054.76. Nifty added 61.40 points to settle at 15,879.65.
On Thursday, it again nosedived by 485.82 points to settle at 52,568.94.Nifty fell by 151.75 points or 0.96% at 15,727.90.
On Friday, it further skid 182.75 points to settle at 52,386.19. Nifty too slipped 38.10 points to settle at 15,689.80.