Reflecting the world-wide economic meltdown and reacting to the free fall of global markets, Sensex took a nose dive and breached the 10,000 mark.
Bombay Stock Exchange’s Sensex closed at 9,975.35, down 606.14 points or 5.73 per cent. It touched an intra-day low of 9,911.32 and a high of 10,786.93.
National Stock Exchange’s Nifty closed at 3074.35, down 5.96 per cent. The broader index touched an intra-day low of 3046.60 and an intra-day high of 3,335.96.
BSE Midcap Index closed 3.24 per cent lower at 3,538.53 and BSE Smallcap Index ended 2.88 per cent down at 4,162.86.