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Indian market among world's worst performers

Last updated on: August 30, 2013 16:00 IST

Image: Bronze statue of a bull in front of the Bombay Stock Exchange.
Photographs: Reuters

The Indian market is the second worst performing, followed by Brazil, among major global markets so far in 2013. 

Both nations' performance in dollar terms is even worse, thanks to a more than 15 per cent slide in their respective currencies against the dollar.

Take a look at the world’s worst performing markets…

Tags: Brazil

Indian market among world's worst performers

Image: A woman walks past the logo of Brazil's BM&FBovespa stock exchange in Sao Paulo.
Photographs: Nacho Doce/Reuters

Bovespa (Brazil) 

Index level: 51,429

Performance of markets from January till Aug 26/27

Local currency:
-15.6%

In dollar terms: -28.3%

(Data: Bloomberg)

Indian market among world's worst performers

Image: People look at a screen displaying the Sensex on the facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai.
Photographs: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

Nifty (India)

Index level: 5,287

Performance of markets from January till Aug 26/27

Local currency: -10.5%

In dollar terms: -24.8%

Tags: India

Indian market among world's worst performers

Image: A trader stands near a screen showing the Indonesia Stock Exchange Composite Index in Jakarta.
Photographs: Supri/Reuters

Jakarta Composite (Indonesia)

Index level: 3,968

Performance of markets from January till Aug 26/27

Local currency: -8.1%

In dollar terms: -21.7%

Indian market among world's worst performers

Image: Hall of the MICEX stock exchange is seen in Moscow.
Photographs: Reuters

MICEX (Russia)

Index level: 1,374

Performance of markets from January till Aug 26/27

Local currency: -6.9%

In dollar terms:  -14.3%

Tags: MICEX , Russia

Indian market among world's worst performers

Image: A teller counts 20 baht notes imprinted with the face of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej at a bank in Bangkok.
Photographs: Darren Whiteside/Reuters

SE Thai (Thailand)

Index level: 1,294

Performance of markets from January till Aug 26/27

Local currency: -7.0% 

In dollar terms:  -11.7%

Tags: Thailand

Indian market among world's worst performers

Image: Foreign currency dealers from the Korea Exchange Bank are seen in front of a monitor displaying the current Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the KEB in Seoul.
Photographs: Reuters

Kospi (South Korea) 

Index level: 1,886

Performance of markets from January till Aug 26/27

Local currency: -5.6%

In dollar terms:  -10.2%

Indian market among world's worst performers

Image: New South African bank notes featuring an image of former South African President Nelson Mandela.
Photographs: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

FTSE T40 (South Africa) 

Index level: 38668

Performance of markets from January till Aug 26/27

Local currency: 11%

In dollar terms:  -10.0%

Indian market among world's worst performers

Image: The logo of the Singapore Exchange (SGX) is pictured at its office in Singapore.
Photographs: Tim Chong/Reuters

Straits Times (Singapore) 

Index level: 3,034

Performance of markets from January till Aug 26/27

Local currency: -4.2%

In dollar terms: -9.0%

Indian market among world's worst performers

Image: Traders at the Philippines stock market.
Photographs: Romeo Ranoco/Reuters

PSEi (Philippines)

Index level: 5,920

Performance of markets from January till Aug 26/27

Local currency: 1.8 %

In dollar terms: -6.3%

Indian market among world's worst performers

Image: Investors sit in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai.
Photographs: Aly Song/Reuters

Shanghai Composite (China) 

Index level: 2,103

Performance of markets from January till Aug 26/27

Local currency: -7.3 %

In dollar terms: -5.6%

Indian market among world's worst performers

Image: A girl looks at a board showing global stock indices at the Taiwan Stock Exchange in Taipei.
Photographs: Pichi Chuang/Reuters

Taiex (Taiwan) 

Index level: 7,820

Performance of markets from January till Aug 26/27

Local currency: 1.6 %

In dollar terms: -1.7%

Tags: Taiex , Taiwan
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