BSE Sensex plummets 1.84% as market ends week on red

The BSE Sensex lost 297.50 points or 1.84% to settle at 15,848.83, its lowest closing level since 5 February 2010. The index fell 380.80 points at the day's low of 15,765.53 in late trade. The Sensex jumped 110.05 points at the day's high of 16,256.38 in morning trade.

The S&P CNX Nifty shed 91.80 points or 1.9% to settle at 4,747.80, its lowest closing level since 5 February 2010. The Nifty hit a low of 4,720 in intraday trade.

The BSE Mid-Cap index fell 2.25% and the BSE Small-Cap index shed 2.65%. Both these indices underperformed the Sensex.

BSE clocked turnover of Rs 2078 crore, lower than Rs 2438.34 crore on Thursday, 25 August 2011.

Market Breadth:

Positive 641 Negative 2226 Unchanged 111
From the 30 share Sensex pack, 27 fell and rest rose.

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