Mumbai: Snapping a rally of the last four sessions, the BSE Sensex on Wednesday crashed 1154 points, below 60,000 at 59,417.12 on profit booking by local operators.
The Nifty too fell 130 points at 17,939.80.
The Sensex registered days high and low at 60,101.86 and 59,417.12 points respectively.
The Nifty recorded days high and low at 17,945.85 and 17,771.15 points respectively.
The Mid Cap fell by 0.18 and Small Cap by 0.18 per cent respectively.
In 30 scrips, 11 advanced while 19 declined.
The losers were Infosys by 3.85 per cent to Rs 1485.55, Tech Mahindra by 3.31 per cent to Rs 1109.40, TCS by 3.05 per cent to Rs 3131, HCL Technology by 2.11 per cent to Rs 935.40 and L& T by 1.58 per cent to Rs 1960.
The gainers were SBI by 1.11 per cent to Rs 564.45, IndusInd Bank by 0.93 per cent to Rs 1175.05, ITC by 0.76 per cent to Rs 337.05 and Maruti Suzuki by 0.73 per cent to Rs 8991.25.