Market Bloodbath at D-Street: Key reasons why Sensex shed over 1,400 points today Updated : February 28, 2020 03:46 PM IST Indian benchmark indices plunged over 2.5 percent in early deals, opening at over 5-month low after coronavirus fears triggered a massive sell-off in the globals stocks. In intra-day deals, the Sensex fell as much as 1,194 points to 38,551, while, Nifty 50 index declined 363 points to 11,269.80. The indices have declined every session this week, falling over 1 percent in 4 of 5 sessions. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.