Blue Blends, Ortin Laboratories, 10 other scrips hit all time high

Only a handful of 10-odd stocks managed to register a fresh 52-week high in trades on the NSE today, as the markets crashed. The broader indices also finished with glaring losses - the CNX Nifty Junior index plunged 8.2 percent to 19,314. The Midcap index tanked 8.8 percent to 3,074, and the Smallcap index nose-dived 10.6 percent to 4,916.

Aug 24, 2015 12:08 IST India Infoline News Service

A handful of 10-odd stocks managed to register a fresh 52-week high in trades on the NSE today are Blue Blends, Energy Development Company, Excel Realty, JHS Svendgaard Laboratories, Ortin Laboratories and The United Nilgiri Tea Estates Company.

On Monday, the BSE index, after a sorry start, extended losses in the latter part of the trading day, as cues from the European market too were nothing to cheer about. The BSE benchmark index touched a low of 25,625 towards the fag end of the day.

The Sensex finally ended with a huge loss of 1,625 points (6 percent) at 25,742. It's biggest single-day loss since ... 6 July, 2009 when the index had fallen 6.5 percent.

The NSE Nifty opened gap-down 245 points at 8,055, and soon fell below its physchological 8,000-mark for the first time in two months. The Nifty collapsed to a low of 7,769 and eventually ended with a huge loss of 491 points (5.9 percent) at 7,809.

The India VIX (Volatility) index zoomed over 64 percent to 28.13 - its biggest-ever single day spike so far.

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