New Delhi, India (BBN)-The Sensex tanked over 156 points and the NSE Nifty dipped below the 8,200-level in early trade on Wednesday.
The 30-share barometer was down by 156.11 points or 0.57 per cent to 27,097.33, reports the PTI.
The index had lost 217.37 points in the previous two straight sessions.
All the sectoral indices led by banking, realty and capital goods were trading in the negative zone, falling up to 0.94 per cent.
The Nifty slipped below the 8,200-mark by losing 51.90 points or 0.63 per cent to 8,181.00.
Among Asian markets, Shanghai composite was quoting 0.91 per cent lower, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng shed 0.72 per cent, while Japan’s Nikkei up by 0.60 per cent.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.24 per cent lower in Tuesday’s trade.