Benchmark indices continued to slump on Thursday as global markets continued to witness strong sell-off due to coronavirus panic. The Sensex closed at 39,745.66, down 0.36% and Nifty ended the session 45 points down at 11,633.30.
Wipro, JSW Steel, ONGC, IOC and Zee Ltd were the top five Nifty losers. On the other hand, Sun Pharma, Britannia, Titan, Grasim and Axis Bank were on the gaining side.
At 3:50 PM, the Indian rupee was trading almost 4 paise high at 71.62 against the greenback.