The BSE Sensex fell over 500 points on Monday and breached the psychological 29,000 levels tracking weakness across global stocks. In point terms, today's fall is the single biggest since January 6, when the Sensex had crashed 850 points.
Top two stock markets will have a special 90-minute trading session on Saturday, to enable the National Stock Exchange test an upgraded trading system, the NSE and the Bombay Stock Exchange said on their websites.
The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark
Sensex on Tuesday jumped by over 170 points, or 0.92 per cent, in
opening trade on buying by foreign funds, driven by rally on
the global bourses after positive US manufacturing data.