Key indices Nifty50 tumbled over 300 points to trade below 17,000 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex crashed over 1,000 points to hit a low of 57,038 levels.
Weakness spread to broader markets, too, as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices dropped over 3 per cent and 4 per cent, respectively. The volatility gauge, India VIX, meanwhile, jumped over 8 per cent.
Among individual stocks, shares of Hindustan Unilever (HUL) defied the dull market mood and hit over 11-month high at Rs 2,728.55, as the stock gained 2 per cent. READ MORE
Harsha Engineers International (HEIL) made a strong stock market debut, with its shares listed at Rs 450, a 36 per cent premium over its issue price of Rs 330, on the National Stock Exchange (NSE). READ MORE
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