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BSE: Top gainers and losers

Last updated on: June 20, 2013 17:47 IST

BSE: Top gainers and losers

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India's benchmark share indices recorded their steepest fall since February 27, 2012 after comments by the US Fed that it would start pruning its monetary stimulus measures sooner-than-expected and weak China manufacturing data led to a sell off in global equities on Thursday.

The 30-share Sensex ended at 18,719 down 526 points or 2.74% and the 50-share Nifty ended at 5,656 down by 166 points or 2.86%.

The Sensex and the Nifty touched an intra-day low of 18,687 levels and 5,647 mark, respectively. On Feb 27, 2012, the Sensex had crashed 478 points or 2.66% to end at 17,446 and the Nifty had crashed 148 points or 2.8% at 5,281.



Tags: US Fed , BSE , China , India