The session in which the market slumped by over 430 points, saw capital goods, automobile, bank, healthcare and oil and gas stocks tank.

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 27,244.98 points, closed trade at 26,775.69 points (provisionally), down 431.05 or 1.58 percent from the previous day's close at 27,206.74 points.

The Sensex touched a high of 27,256.87 points and a low of 26,744.07 points in intra-trade. The S&P BSE capital goods index lost 361.34 points, automobile index was down by 343.05 points, bank index was lower by 325.58 points, healthcare index fell by 298.05 points and oil and gas index plummeted by 286.49 points.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) too ended in negative territory. It was down 128.75 points or 1.58 percent at 8,017.55 points.

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