Oct 19 (Reuters) - Indian shares ended lower on Wednesday as
investors booked profits in financial stocks, which led the
declines, while heavyweights such as ITC Ltd also
weighed on the indexes.
The Nifty Bank index snapped a three-day rally
and ended 0.43 percent lower, with ICICI Bank down 1.9
percent and State Bank of India 0.6 percent lower. ITC
dropped 2.6 percent.
The broader NSE index ended 0.22 percent lower at
8,659.10, while the benchmark BSE index closed down
0.24 percent at 27,984.37.
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(Reporting by Samantha Kareen Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by