Indian markets hit lower circuit, Trading halted for 45 minutes, Markets to re-open at 10.05 am
Sensex crashes by 3090 points, Nifty drops below 8700 points
Mumbai: The bloodbath at the Dalal street continued on Friday as the indices slipped further in the opening trade on Coronavirus fear.
The BSE Sensex plunged by 9.43% or 3090.62 points to drop below the 30,000 point mark. The NSE Nifty also dropped by 10.07% or 966.10 points to reach below the 8700 point mark. The trading has been halted for 45 minutes in both BSE and NSE as both the indices hit 10% lower circuit. Markets to re-open at 10.05 am. From 10.05 to 10.20 am a 15-minute pre-opening session will be conducted and after that normal trading will resume at 10.20 am.