MARKETS: Sensex tumbles 350 pts, Nifty around 15,550; PSU banks, metals dip

LIVE market updates: The Indian benchmark indices fell over half a per cent in Monday’s early deals, tracking weak cues from their Asian peers.

The S&P BSE Sensex slid 350 points, or 0.68 per cent, to 51,960 levels the broader Nifty50 index was around the 15,550-mark. ICICI Bank fell 2 per cent was the top Sensex laggard, followed by Mahindra & Mahindra, State Bank of India, IndusInd Bank (all down over 1%).

The Nifty sectoral indices were painted red, with Nifty Metal Nifty PSU Bank indexes, down 2 per cent each, bleeding the most.

In the broader markets, the S&P BSE MidCap SmallCap indices traded 0.9 per cent 0.7 per cent down, respectively.


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