Sensex tanks 265 points in early trade
A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Wednesday was trading at 264.79 points or 0.94 percent down during the morning session.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading at 86.65 points or 1.02 percent down at 8,424.15 points.
The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 28,031.45 points, was trading at 27,906.90 points (at 9.17 a.m.) in the early session, down 264.79 points or 0.94 percent from the previous day's close at 28,171.69 points.
The Sensex has touched a high of 28,031.45 points and a low of 27,879.16 points in the trade so far.