Fill in some textIndian stock markets witnessed a disappointing closing on Thursday, April 18th, 2024.

Both benchmark indices, the BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty, ended the day in the red, extending their losing streak to a fourth consecutive session.

The BSE Sensex closed lower by 454.69 points, settling at 72,488.99.B

Sensex and Nifty Fall

This translates to a decline of 0.62% compared to the previous closing.

 Similarly, the NSE Nifty slipped by 152.05 points, closing at 21,995.85.

 This represents a decrease of 0.69%.

 The broader market sentiment remained weak, with all sectoral indices ending in negative territory.

Sectoral Bloodbath

 The selling pressure was widespread, affecting various sectors.

 Private sector banks, Information Technology (IT), and FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) stocks were among the major laggards.