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Sensex, Nifty end lower; Reliance, ICICI Bank top drags

A bird flies past the logo of National Stock Exchange (NSE) installed on the facade of its building in Mumbai, India, February 9, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/Files

(Reuters) - The Sensex and Nifty ended lower on Monday, as a dip in oil prices hurt energy stocks such as Reliance Industries Ltd, while ICICI Bank Ltd fell on reports that the bank has hired a law firm to look into allegations of irregularities in some loan accounts.

The Nifty closed 0.74 percent lower at 10,936.85, while the Sensex was down 0.6 percent at 36,323.77.

Reliance Industries closed 2.2 percent lower, while ICICI Bank fell 3.2 percent.

(Reporting by Krishna V Kurup in Bengaluru; Editing by Sunil Nair)