Markets once again witnessed steep selling on Thursday, as new reports of COVID-19 outbreak are being identified every day, worldwide.
The Sensex plummeted historically by 2,919 points or 8.18-percent at 32,778.14 and the NSE Nifty plunged by 868 points or 8.30-pc to 9,590-mark.
All Sensex constituents have ended in the red, with Yes Bank being the top laggard, falling up to 13-percent, followed by UPL, Vedanta, Hindalco, Oil and natural Corporation (ONGC) State Bank of India (SBI) and Axis Bank, down by more or less 12 percent each, and there are no buyers in the Sensex and the Nifty. For best stock trading tips visit the website.
All the sectoral Nifty indices closed in the red by 7 to 12.52 percent each.
As per the report, globally, there have been more than 1.2-Lakh confirmed COVID-19-cases and about 4,600 people have died thus far. Infections have steadily increased in Italy Iran, SouthKorea & the U.S.