Sensex is down 1,755.52 points

Sensex is down 1,755.52 points

It is another weak start for the Indian indices on March 19 with Nifty breaches 8,000 for the first time since December 27, 2016.

At 09:16 hrs IST, the Sensex is down 1,755.52 points or 6.08% at 27113.99, and the Nifty down 521.25 points or 6.15% at 7947.55. About 117 shares have advanced, 714 shares declined, and 29 shares are unchanged.