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Sensex, Nifty Clock Biggest Single-Day Fall In Two Weeks

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Closing Bell: Sensex, Nifty Clock Biggest Single-Day Fall In Two Weeks

Indian equity benchmarks registered their biggest single-day drop in two weeks amid a global selloff after the U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to hike tariffs.

The S&P BSE Sensex ended 0.93 percent or 363 points lower at 38,600.34 and the NSE Nifty 50 closed below 11,600, down 0.97 percent. The NSE Nifty 500 Index closed 1.15 percent lower.

The market breadth was tilted in favour of sellers. About 1,146 stocks declined and 588 shares advanced on National Stock Exchange.

Ten out of 11 sectoral gauges compiled by NSE ended lower, led by the NSE Nifty Media Index’s 2.5 percent fall. On the flipside, the NSE Nifty IT Index was the only sectoral gainer, up 0.03 percent.

Sensex, Nifty Clock Biggest Single-Day Fall In Two Weeks

Stocks Moving On Heavy Volumes

Security & Intelligence Services

  • Stock rose as much as 16.1 percent to Rs 959.
  • Trading volume was more than 13 times its 20-day average.

Deepak Nitrite

  • Stock rose as much as 11.4 percent to Rs 304.15.
  • Trading volume was almost 20 times its 20-day average.

Tata Chemicals

  • Stock rose as much as 9.1 percent to Rs 607.05.
  • Trading volume was more than 10 times its 20-day average.

Raymond

  • Stock rose as much as 6 percent to Rs 805.90.
  • Trading volume was more than quadruple its 20-day average.

Market Check: Sensex, Nifty At Day’s Low

Indian equity benchmarks traded at day’s low. The S&P BSE Sensex fell over 400 points and the NSE Nifty 50 traded at 11,576.

Sensex, Nifty Clock Biggest Single-Day Fall In Two Weeks

Metal Shares Decline, Jindal Steel & Power Falls 4%

The NSE Nifty Metal Index fell nearly 2 percent, led by the declines in Jindal Steel & Power and JSW Steel.

Sensex, Nifty Clock Biggest Single-Day Fall In Two Weeks

Market Check: Sensex, Nifty Struggle Amid Global Selloff

Indian equity benchmarks struggled to recover amid a global selloff after the U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to hike tariffs.

The S&P BSE Sensex fell 0.8 percent or 316 points to 38,646.64 and the NSE Nifty 50 declined 0.86 percent to 11,610.