Sensex plunges 178 points in early session

Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Monday plunged 178.53 points, or 0.68 percent, during the morning session.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also plummeted 56.10 points or 0.70 percent and was trading at 7,925.80 points.

The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 26,107.98 points, was trading at 26,040.38 points (at 9.19 a.m.) in the early session, down 178.53 points or 0.68 percent from the previous day’s close at 26,218.91 points.

The Sensex touched a high of 26,107.98 points and a low of 25,972.54 points in the trade so far.

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