Sensex falls as much as 2,100 pts on Friday, Nifty tanks below 14,500; India VIX jumps 22%

 

Sensex falls as much as 2,100 pts on Friday, Nifty tanks below 14,500; India VIX jumps 22%

 

Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices LIVE: Domestic equity markets followed global markets and witnessed one of the steepest sell-offs since March last year. At the end of the trading session, Sensex was at 49,099 points, marginally higher from the intra-day low of 48,890. The broader Nifty 50 index closed at 14,529, after having reached an intra-day low of 14,469 points. None of the Sensex constituents closed with gains. ONGC was the worst performer, down 6.6%, followed by Mahindra & Mahindra, Bajaj Finserv, and Axis Bank. Financials were among the worst-hit stocks on Dalal Street today. bank Nifty tanked 4.63%, along with a 4.86% fall in Nifty Financial Services. Volatility spiked to an eight-month high of 28.05 points, jumping 22.54%