The 30-share BSE sensex plummeted 599.64 factors or 1.48 per cent decrease to finish the day at 39,922.46 factors.
In the course of the day, the index plunged 747.5 factors to 39,774.60. Following the selloff in equities, the market capitalisation of BSE-listed corporations dropped by Rs 1,56,739.58 crore to Rs 1,58,22,119.75 crore.
“Markets traded underneath strain and misplaced over a per cent. After the flat begin, the benchmark progressively inched decrease amid muted world sentiments as a result of rising instances in US and Europe,” Ajit Mishra, VP (Analysis) at Religare Broking Ltd, stated.
IndusInd Financial institution was the highest laggard within the sensex pack, declining 3.45 per cent, adopted by HDFC, ICICI Financial institution, Tech Mahindra, Bajaj Finance and HDFC Financial institution.
BSE bankex, finance and metallic indices fell as much as 2.28 per cent whereas telecom and capital items indices climbed as a lot as 2.90 per cent.
Within the broader market, the BSE mid-cap and small-cap indices dipped as much as 0.93 per cent.