Markets in Red: Sensex Tanks 812 Points, Nifty Falls to 11,828
In the opening bell, sensex dropped to nearly 500 points.
Indian equities extended declines to trade at day's low on Monday, 24 February.
Sensex tanked 812 points and closed at 40,357, while NIFTY dropped 252 points to end at 11,828 as of 3:20 pm.
Earlier, at opening bell, sensex dropped 494.83 pts to 40,675.29 in opening session while Nifty plummeted 157 points to 11,923.85, PTI reported.
According to BloombergQuint (BQ), the market breadth was tilted in favour of sellers.
About 559 stocks declined and 319 shares advanced on National Stock Exchange. All the 11 sectoral gauges compiled by NSE traded lower, led by the NSE Nifty Metal Index’s 2.9 percent fall, BQ reported.
(With inputs from PTI)
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