Markets ended lower on Wednesday with selling pressure seen in banks, metals and index heavyweights Reliance Industries and Infosys. The Sensex ended down 135.74 points or 0.79%, to close at 17,121.62. The Nifty ended below the 5200 level, which lost 48.40 points to 5,194.75.
ONGC tumbled 2.75% while Reliance Industries was down by over 0.6%. BHEL slipped 1% while Larsen & Toubro gained 0.4%. Among metals, Sterlite Industries and Hindalco tanked 2-2.75% while Tata Steel shot up 2%. SAIL was down by over 3%.