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MARKETS: Sensex retreats from 57,000 on profit booking; PSBs, autos drag


: Dalal Street hit fresh record peaks on Tuesday even as concerns over crackdown of private industries in China capped rally elsewhere in Asia. 

The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex claimed new all-time high of 57,125 while the Nifty50 touched 16,996. The indices, however, succumbed to profit booking and were later trading flat at 56,914 and 16,930.

HCL Tech, Tech Mahindra, Bharti Airtel, Adani Ports and TCS were the top gainers on the 50-share index while Tata Motors, HDFC Life, IndusInd Bank, SBI, and RIL were the biggest laggards.

In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap index added 0.2 per cent while the BSE SmallCap index advanced 0.4 per cent.


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