Markets face steep declines, Sensex ends 572 points lower; Nifty holds 10,600

On the BSE platform, Maruti, Tata Motors, Yes Bank, Reliance Industries, Adani Ports and Bharti Airtel were among the mojor losers, sliding as much as 4.89 per cent. The index dropped 929 points in three days. On NSE, all the sub-indices closed in red with Nifty Metal cracking the most, down as much as 2.40 per cent.