BSE Sensex plunges 350 points tracking weak global markets; Hindalco Industries, Sesa Sterlite hit

Shares of Hindalco Industries closed down 5.96 percent, while Sesa Sterlite ended 4.27 percent lower.

By: Reuters | Mumbai | Updated: October 16, 2014 4:20 pm
Sensex plunges 350 points to close below the 26,000 mark for the first time in two months; Nifty slides 115 pts to end at 7,748.20.  (Reuters) Sensex plunges 350 points to close below the 26,000 mark for the first time in two months; Nifty slides 115 pts to end at 7,748.20. (Reuters)

BSE Sensex fell for a second consecutive session on Thursday as companies seen most exposed to the global economy such as Hindalco Industries and Sesa Sterlite declined tracking a downturn in global markets.

The benchmark BSE index provisionally closed lower 1.39 percent at 25,983.05, while the broader NSE index ended 1.47 percent down at 7,748.20.

Shares of Hindalco Industries closed down 5.96 percent, while Sesa Sterlite ended 4.27 percent lower.

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