• The 30-share barometer fell 188.30 points, or 0.76 percent, to 24,470.93, with metal, banking, IT, consumer durables, capital goods, PSU and oil and gas falling the most.
  • The index had gained 1,657.23 points in the last five sessions.
  •  Also, the NSE Nifty dropped 49.85 points, or 0.67 percent, at 7,435.45.
  • Brokers said that apart from profit-booking in recent gainers, a weak Asian trend as fresh concerns about global growth driven by weak Chinese trade data hit sentiment here.
  • Hong Kong's Hang Seng was trading lower by 0.62 percent and Shanghai Composite was down 2.42 percent in morning trade.
  • Japan's Nikkei shed 1.59 percent.
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.64 percent lower in yesterday's trade after oil prices fell.

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