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Banking stocks hit, SBI dips 4%

business Updated: Oct 05, 2011 21:32 IST
HT Correspondent

Banking stocks on Wednesday came under selling pressure for the second day in a row, after Moody's downgraded State Bank of India on Tuesday.

The Bombay Stock Exchange's (BSE's) banking index or bankex, which plunged 2.5%, or 258 points, was the top loser among BSE sectoral indices.

SBI, which fell 4%, was the top loser. ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Punjab National Bank also fell 1-3%.

The BSE Sensex closed down 73 points, or 0.5%, to 15792.