Stocks plunged sharply on the Indian bourses on Tuesday as investors indulged in heavy selling right through the session.
Weakness in global markets amid renewed economic worries triggered the sell-off.
The Sensex ended at 19,031.96 (provisional) with a loss of almost 300 points or 1.55%.
The Nifty closed at 5767.50, down 87.25 points or 1.49%.
Automobile, capital goods and oil stocks declined sharply.
PSU, metal, healthcare, bank, realty and power stocks also mostly ended notably lower.
FMCG stocks ended on a mixed note.
Select IT stocks posted strong gains.
Midcap and smallcap stocks tumbled once again.
The market breadth was very weak.