There is selling pressure seen in the Indian stock market. Donald Trump elected as US President.
The Nifty cracked over 400 points but bounced back from its crucial support level of 8,000. The fall in the index was weighed down by losses in realty, power, oil & gas, metal, consumer durable, and banking stocks.
At 12:01 PM, the S&P BSE Sensex is trading at 26,791 down 800 points, while NSE Nifty is trading at 8,243 down 303 points.
The BSE Mid-cap Index is trading down 4.72 % at 12,350, whereas BSE Small-cap Index is trading down 5.74% at 12,303.
Bharti Infratel, HDFC Bank, Power Grid, Lupin are losing sheen on NSE.
All the BSE sectoral indices were trading in the negative territory. Realty, metal, auto and IT are showing weakness on NSE.
The INDIA VIX is up 19.60% at 20.0575. Out of 1,870 stocks traded on the NSE, 1,495 declined, 78 advanced and 297 remained unchanged today.
A total of nine stocks registered a fresh 52-week high in trade today, while 170 stocks touched a new 52-week low on the NSE.
The rupee opened lower by 19 paise at 66.80/$ as against the previous close of 66.61/$.
On the economy front, Prime Minister Narendra Modi to abolish the Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes on Tuesday. Nearly 40 percent of the economy is driven by small- and medium-sized enterprises that largely run on cash transactions.