Sensex plunges over 300 points in early trade

Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Wednesday again plunged 312.59 points or 1.20 percent during the morning session.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also plummeted 84.55 points or 1.07 percent and was trading at 7,796.15 points.

The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 26,063.27 points, was trading at 25,719.79 points (at 9.16 a.m.) in the early session, down 312.59 points or 1.20 percent from the previous day’s close at 26,032.38 points.

The Sensex has touched a high of 26,063.27 points and a low of 25,709.02 points in the trade so far.

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