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  • Sensex crashes 505 points on rupee woes, global worries

    Mumbai: After rallying for two sessions, the BSE benchmark Sensex Monday tumbled over 505 points to slip below the 38,000-level as worries about global trade war and prevailing rupee crisis dampened investors mood despite the government announcing steps to stem a steep fall in the Indian currency. The broader Nifty too nosedived over 137 points to end below the 11,400-mark. Subdued Asian and European markets due to escalating trade war between the US and China

  • Sensex crashes 509 points to end at over 1-month low on global trade woes

    Mumbai: Market benchmark BSE Sensex crashed 509 points to close at more than one-month low of 37,413.13 due to heavy losses in metal, auto and financial stocks as investors fretted over heightened global trade war concerns. Besides, the rupee hit yet another new lifetime low of 72.73 against the dollar (intra-day) at the forex market, which also triggered selling in equities pace towards the close. Amid continuous foreign capital outflows, the 30-share barometer

  • Sensex down

    Sensex crashes 484 pts on China sell-off, Greece woes

    Mumbai: Indian markets joined the global rout today as the benchmark Sensex went into a downward spiral, falling as much as 484 points, the most in over a month, spooked by a Chinese sell-off and heightened Greece fears. The 30-share gauge crashed 483.97 points, or 1.72 per cent, to settle at 27,687.72. The broader Nifty too lost 147.75 points, or 1.74 per cent, to end the day at 8,363.05.