BSE Sensex down 689.60 points, Nifty 50 down 197.70 points
BSE Sensex closed at 35,742.07, down 689.60 points, or 1.89%. The Nifty 50 ended 197.70 points, or 1.81%, lower at 10,754.
BSE Gainers and BSE Losers:
Financials and IT stocks were among the top drags with Infosys Ltd’s closing 3.16 per cent lower on the BSE.
45 out of the 50 stocks on the Nifty finished the session lower. Analysts pointed at a global selloff triggered by fears of a potential US government shutdown and further rate hikes by the Federal Reserve next year.
The Indian Rupee fell below the 70 to a dollar level by plunging 0.8% from its previous close of 69.7.
BSE Sensex down 689.60 points, Nifty 50 down 197.70 points <