Broader markets declined sharply with Nifty mid-cap 100 and small-cap 100 down 2.7% and 3.6%
Nifty, taking cues from the global market, concluded the day on a negative note with the majority of sectoral indices also doing so. The domestic equities came under pressure on Monday amid global turmoil, witnessing broad base selling.
Nifty nosedived 261 points (-1 percent) to close at a three-month low of 19,281.75, said Siddhartha Khemka, Head of Retail Research at Motilal Oswal Financial Services.
The Sensex fell 825.74 points or 1.26 percent to close at 64,571.88.
Broader markets declined sharply with Nifty mid-cap 100 and small-cap 100 down 2.7 percent and 3.6 percent, respectively. Among sectors, metals, PSU bank, and realty were the top losers, down 2-3 percent each, Khemka said.
Fear of regional conflict in West Asia and worries over more rate hikes by the US Fed for an extended period were the major causes of concern in the market. Even the earning season has been mixed so far, thus not providing resilience to the market, he added.
The Nifty PSU Bank, Nifty Metal, and Nifty Reality were the top beaten-down sectors, down by 3.77 percent, 3.26 percent, and 2.49 percent, respectively, said Vaibhav Vidwani, Research Analyst at Bonanza Portfolio.
The tensions in West Asia heightened market volatility, adding to the unpredictability that stressed the global market and affected the yield on the benchmark 10-year US Treasury note, which surged above 5 percent on Monday, passing the landmark reached in July 2007.
Even though oil prices fell on Monday, they stayed over the $90 threshold at $91.92 a barrel, while Brent crude futures dropped 24 cents or 0.26 percent, Vidwani said.
LTIMindtree, Adani Enterprises, Hindalco Industries, Adani Ports, and UPL were among Nifty’s worst losers, while M&M and Bajaj Finance were among its biggest gainers.
[With Inputs from IANS]
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