Money on the markets
A maturing market amid the mayhem
Worries about the global economy and corporate results weighed on investor sentiments throughout trade, which saw the benchmark hitting the day’s low of 13,220.
The fall in the index was led by Reliance Industries, which lost 1.7 percent, and L&T which dropped 2.1 percent. Reliance Infra was the top index loser with a slump of over 6 percent.
The BSE Info Tech index bucked the trend and gained 1.7 percent with stocks such as HCL Tech and Infosys adding 2.8 and 2.4 percent respectively.