Bombay Stock Exchange’s Sensex closed at 13,061.54, down 485.64 points or 3.58 per cent. The index touched an intra-day low of 13,054.42 and a high of 13,486.20.
National Stock Exchange’s Nifty closed at 3973.45, down 137.1 points or 3.34 per cent. The broader 50-share index touched a low of 3970.35 and a high of 4110.70.
BSE Midcap Index closed 3.17 per cent lower at 4931.52 and BSE Smallcap Index ended 3.28 per cent down at 5,851.54.
Ranbaxy Laboratories (-7.07%), ICICI Bank (-6.67%), M&M (-6.23%), BHEL (-5.63%) were the majors losers on the Sensex.
ITC (1.11%), Hindustan Unilever (0.98%) and ACC (0.47%) were the major Sensex gainers.
Market breadth was extremely weak on the BSE with 455 advances and 2158 declines.
(All figures are provisional)