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Mayhem in Indian stock market, Sensex slides by close to 3,000 points

Mayhem in Indian stock market, Sensex slides by close to 3,000 points

| @indiablooms | 12 Mar 2020, 11:44 am

Mumbai/IBNS: Amid the fear over the Novel Coronavirus outbreak, the Indian stock market witnessed yet another mayhem as Sensex suffered a slide of almost 3,000 points.

At the closing, BSE Sensex was down by 2,919.26 points.

NIFTY is down by 868.25 points.

The fall took place after the Indian government on Wednesday suspended all visas till Apr 15 over the outbreak of Coronavirus.

Only diplomatic, official, United Nations/International Organisations, employment and project visas are exempted.

As of Wednesday, 73  people in India have contracted the virus with a large number of them belonging to the tourist group from Italy. 

The virus has spread to over 100 countries already.

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