BENGALURU (Reuters) – Indian shares retreated from record highs on Wednesday as investors sold off high-flying financial stocks and Nestle slid after disappointing earnings.
The NSE Nifty 50 index was down 0.35% at 15,261.95 by 0355 GMT, while the S&P BSE Sensex was 0.42% lower at 51,883.07.
The top three drags on the Nifty 50 were HDFC Bank, mortgage lender HDFC and Axis Bank, followed by Nestle India, which fell 4%.
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone gained 4.6% after it earmarked $1.4 billion to develop a new port.
Other Asian stock markets were also largely weaker, after a mixed close on Wall Street overnight.
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