Equity benchmark indices witnessed a carnage on Friday, with the Sensex ending nearly 450 points lower, while the Nifty breached 10,000-mark, falling over 150 points.
The Sensex closed down 447.60 points at 31922.44, while the Nifty ended lower by 157.50 points at 9964.40. The market breadth was negative as 524 shares advanced against a decline of 2,082 shares, while 144 shares were unchanged.
Midcaps and metal stocks tanked, falling 3-4 percent, while IT index was the least hit among all. Wipro, Tata Motors, and HCL Tech were the top gainers, while Tata Steel, L&T and Hindalco lost the most.