Indian equity markets closed deep in the red on Thursday.
The 30-share benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the Sensex, which opened at 15,017.68 points, touched a low of 14,686.66 before closing at 14,724.18. It went down by 368.94 points or 2.44 per cent compared to its closing figure on Wednesday.
The S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange, which opened at 4,524.20 points, closed at 4,430.70. It went down by 98.35 points or 2.17 per cent from its previous close.