Sensex tumbles 650 points; metal, oil & gas lead selloff
Mumbai, June 18, 2021
The key Indian equity indices slumped on Friday with the BSE Sensex losing over 650 points.
The across-the-board selloff was led by metal, oil and gas and financial stocks.
Around 11.05 a.m., the Sensex was trading at 51,668.59, lower by 654.74 points or 1.25 per cent from its previous close of 52,323.33.
It opened at 52,568.07 and has touched an intra-day high of 52,586.41 and a low of 51,647.90 points.
The Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange was trading at 15,470.45, lower by 220.95 points or 1.41 per cent from its previous close.