Indian stock markets joined the global bandwagon fall after China twice suspended trading set-off by 7 per cent slide in CSI 300 index triggering circuit breaker, while, a hydrogen bomb test in North Korea sparked fresh geopolitical tension in Korean Peninsula also weighed on the sentiment.

The Chinese central bank allowing yuan's depreciation, which weakened 0.6 per cent against US dollar also spooked the investors further escalated global rout.

The Sensex resumed higher at 26,116.52 and traded between a high of 26,116.52 and low 24,825.70 before ending the week at 24,934.33, showing dip of 1,226.57 points or 4.69 percent.

The 30-share gauge had gained 1,116.47 points, or 4.46 percent, in the previous three weeks. The NSE 50-share Nifty also slumped by 361.85 points or 4.54 percent to end at 7,601.35.

Banking shares were drubbed the most during the week losing 10.69 percent, followed by Auto 6.99 percent, Capital Goods 6.89 percent, Metal 4.33 percent, HealthCare by 3.94 percent.

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