10 BIG­GEST SIN­GLE-DAY CRASHES IN D-STREET SENSEX HIS­TORY The Sensex has plum­meted nearly 1,466 points from Oc­to­ber 1 to 10, 2018. In the first week of Oc­to­ber, the BSE bench­mark in­dex plunged 1,851 points mark­ing the big­gest weekly fall in ab­so­lute terms.

THE BIG­GEST IN­TRA-DAY FALL IN SENSEX WAS RECORDED ON JAN­UARY 22, 2008, WHEN IT DIVED 2,273 POINTS. HERE ARE THE 10 BIG­GEST SIN­GLE DAY CRASHES IN SENSEX’S HIS­TORY

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Fe­bru­ary 11, 2008 | 834 points

| The Sensex plunged 1,007 points in­tra-day and it ended 834 points, or 4.78 per cent lower. The bench­mark in­dex closed at 16,630 points on grow­ing global wor­ries over slow­ing eco­nomic ex­pan­sion. Weak global mar­kets and dis­ap­point­ing cor­po­rate earn­ings af­fected the mar­ket sen­ti­ments.

Fe­bru­ary 2, 2018 | 840 points

| Bench­mark in­dex wit­nessed steep­est sin­gle-day fall in more than a year as stricter tax rules for stock in­vest­ments and the eas­ing of fis­cal deficit tar­gets un­nerved in­vestors. The Sensex plunged 840 points, or 2.3 per cent to close at 35,067.

Jan­uary 6, 2015 | 855 points |

The Sensex plunged 855 points or over 3 per cent clos­ing at 26,987. The BSE be ench­mark opened at 27,694 and sank as as low as 26,937 points, mark­ing the eighth big­gest fall in the list. July 6, 2009 | 870 points |

The Sensex tum­bled 6.98 per cent in­tra-day or 954 points as the gov­ern­ment did not in­tro­duce any re­form when it pre­sented the Union Bud­get. The in­dex, how­ever, re­cov­ered later to close 870 points lower, or 5.8 per cent to 14,043.4.

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