Explained in a glance: Crashing Sensex, rupee to rising gold

Sep 17, 2018, 09:06 PM IST

BSE Sensex fell over 500 points or 1.33 percent on Monday amid weak global market and Indian rupee rout. The benchmark Nifty50 too shed 1.19 percent to close at 11,377.75 points.  BPCL, Hindustan Petroleum, Eicher Motors, and Power Grid Corporation stocks were the Nifty performers. 


1. The rupee fell more than 1 percent to 72.70 against the US dollar. (PTI graphics)


2. The BSE Sensex opened lower today at 38027.81 points over the previous day's close of 38090.64. The 31-scrip index clocked the day's low of 37548.93.



3. Tata Steel, Wipro, IndusInd Bank, Power Grid and Bharti Airtel gained


4. The major losers were HDFC, NTPC, State Bank of India, HDFC Bank and Tata Motors (DVR).


5. Two-wheeler sales


6. A softer dollar and short-covering lifted gold on Monday after two sessions of declines