Sensex, Nifty see sharpest fall in over 1 month

Reuters Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Mar 16, 2018, 11.20 AM(IST)

File photo: Sensex Photograph:( PTI )

Indian shares fell 1.5 percent on Friday, the sharpest in more than a month, with financial and energy stocks leading the decline.

The benchmark BSE Sensex declined 1.51 percent to 33,176, ending 0.4 percent lower for the week.

The broader NSE Nifty fell 1.59 percent to 10,195.15, ending down 0.3 percent for the week.

Both indexes posted their third straight weekly drop.