Sensex falls 440 points amid global rout, Nifty below 10,100

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 25, 2018, 09.37 AM(IST)

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The BSE Sensex plunged over 434 points to a low of 33,600 points and NSE Nifty gave up the 10,200 mark and trading at 10,091.80 points. 

Sensex and Nifty, the benchmark indices of the Indian equity markets opened weak on Thursday following global trends as a rout in tech stocks inflicted the largest daily decline on Wall Street since 2011, wiping out all its gains for the year. 

At 10:45 am, BSE Sensex plunged over 434 points to a low of 33,600 points and NSE Nifty gave up the 10,200 mark and trading at 10,091.80 points.

The rupee opened nearly 19 paise lower at 73.2962 against the US dollar.

Asian shares dived as hundreds of billions of dollars haemorrhaged from global markets after a rout in tech stocks inflicted the largest daily decline on Wall Street since 2011, wiping out all its gains for the year, said a Reuters’ report.