Sensex Crashes Below 25,000-Level In Pre-Close, Lowest In 15 Months

| September 7 , 2015 , 15:46 IST
[caption id="attachment_114616" align="aligncenter" width="700"](Photo: PTI) (Photo: PTI)[/caption] Negative cues from Asian markets, expectations of a US rate hike, weakening monsoon and a falling rupee eroded investor confidence on Monday leading to a barometer index provisionally closing over 308 points down, the lowest in last 15 months. The barometer 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) plunged 308.09 points or 1.22 percent. A flat trajectory was witnessed at the wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also. It declined by 96.25 points or 1.26 percent at 7,558.80 points. The S&P BSE Sensex, which opened at 25,302.98 points, provisionally closed at 24,893.81 points (at 3.35 p.m.) -- down 308.09 points or 1.22 percent from the previous day's close at 25,201.90 points. The Sensex touched a high of 25,387.32 points and a low of 24,851.77 points in the intra-day trade.