Closing Bell: Sensex ends 581 points lower, Nifty below 8,300; banks decline most
Updated : March 19, 2020 03:40 PM IST
The BSE Sensex shed 581 points to close at 28,288, and the Nifty tumbled 205 points to close at 8,263.
Broader markets also lost, in line with benchmarks. Nifty Midcap declined 4.3 percent and Nifty Smallcap shed 5.5 percent.
All sectors were also in the red with Nifty Auto declining the most, down 5.8 percent.