Benchmark indices closed sharply lower after the US launched dozens of cruise missiles against an airbase in Syria.The 30-share BSE Sensex was down 220.73 points at 29,706.61 and the 50-share NSE Nifty fell 63.65 points to 9,198.30, dragged by energy, pharma, FMCG and select banks stocks.
BPCL, INFRATEL, TCS and Indian Oil were top gainers on both indices, while Sun Pharma, LUPIN and Bank of Baroda were top losers.
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The crucial resistance for Nifty spot is now seen at 9300 and above this 9375.Support for the immediate term is now placed at 9180 and next support will be 9135.