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The 30-share BSE index dropped 580 points or 1.31 per cent to close at 43,600; while the broader NSE Nifty settled 167 points or 1.29 per cent lower at 12,772.
SBI, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Ultra Cemco, Bajaj Finance, HDFC Bank and Bharti Airtel were the top losers in the sensex pack falling up to 4.88 per cent.
While Power Grid, ITC, NTPC, Tata Steel, TCS, Titan were the top gainers rising as much as 2.78 per cent.
On the NSE platform, sub-indices Nifty Bank, PSU Bank, Private Bank and Financial Services fell as much as 3.10 per cent.
Global stocks also traded lower after Wall Street slid amid anxiety over the economic fallout from rising coronavirus infections in the United States and Europe.