The 30-share Sensex crashed 839.91 points, or 2.34 per cent, to end the day at 35,066.75.
Traders and investors unwinded long positions in equities ahead of the April 1, 2018 cut off date when LTCG tax of 10% on equities will be charged.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 46.25 points or 0.42 per cent higher at 11,073.95 points.
The index had retreated from its lifetime high by falling 249.52 points in the previous session. On January 21, 2008, BSE Sensex had fallen by 1408.35 whereas on October 24, 2008 it had gone down by 1070.63 points.
According to analysts, not only the government's decision to reimpose the long-term capital gains tax and securities transaction tax (STT) has disappointed the market, but the weakening of fiscal deficit target has also raised questions.
The "falling points" effect was also felt on the Nifty which also fell down around 0.54% same time the BSE Sensex faced the jolt. "Number of tax payers has increased from 6.47 lakh crores to 8.27 lakh crores", Arun Jaitley announced in his Budget speech.
'Halloween' Filming Begins as First Set Photo Released
Green (" Goat ", " Our Brand Is Crisis ") is directing the movie from the script which he wrote with the help of Danny McBride . Though that wasn't true, she was killed off in Halloween: Resurrection, which debuted back in 2002. "Same slate.
Budget 2018-19, presented on Thursday, has imposed a long-term capital gains tax of 10 per cent on equities.
Meanwhile, domestic institutional investors (DIIs) sold shares worth Rs 358.50 crore, while foreign portfolio investors net bought shares worth Rs 1,099.780 crore yesterday, as per provisional data.
Biggest losers in the 30-share index were Tata Power Company (4.35%), Kotak Mahindra Bank (3.18%), Tata Steel (2.59%), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (2.54%), Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (2.36%), and Housing Development Finance Corporation (2.24%).
Capital goods, consumer durables and infrastructure stocks were lapped up, accounting for much of the gains.
All the sectoral indices ended in the red.
The small- and mid-cap stocks were hammered badly as many of them had risen too fast with their business fundamentals failing to keep pace with valuations. Globally, in the Asian region, Japan's Nikkei ended 0.90 per cent down, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng shed 0.12 per cent. Shanghai Composite Index, however, gained 0.44 per cent.
Just as Tonda Gonce won her fight against breast cancer, she quickly found out there was a whole new battle in front of her. That's the key message in the American Heart Association's first scientific statement to address the topic.
After its release last January 26, the new installment to the " Monster Hunter " series received high score ratings from critics. Completing this quest (and taking the " SFV Tickets" you receive to the Smithy) will unlock a special Ryu armor set.
Every Macy's customer will get a second pin for free to give to a friend or family member when they buy one this year. But 80 percent of cardiovascular diseases are preventable through healthy habits like improving diet and exercising.
It now expects to make a profit of 160 billion yen ($1.47 billion/£1.03 billion), 33.3% above previous forecasts. It will be "appealing to younger audience which has not been addressed by Nintendo for some time".
The counterpoint to that is that Drummond has been more impactful to his team that is significantly less talented than Boston. Oddly enough, he's shooting just 59.1 percent from the free throw line, which is worse than Drummond's 62.5 percent mark.
OPEC is reducing output by about 1.2 million bpd as part of a deal with Russian Federation and other non-OPEC producers. As a result, the slowdown in US exports could create an additional factor sup-porting fuel prices in the short term.
Many folks who know their groundhogs , and their Groundhog Days, claim this is where the tradition started about 300 years ago. If the sun was bright on this day, the clergyman would hand out more candles, as they thought the winter would be longer.
It is Russian Ambassador to Washington Anatoly Antonov told about Naryshkin's visit to the United States on January, 30. Asked if Russian Federation would try to influence the mid-term elections, he said: "Of course".
That appeared to be a turning point for federal prosecutors, even though Walls left the rest of the government's case intact. After last fall's trial ended, one juror told reporters the jury was split 10-2 on all counts in favor of acquittal.
Long-time shoppers of this Bon-Ton say they aren't surprised to hear it will soon close, but they are sad to see it go. Penney - that remained in business after Frew Development Group took over the property.
Top secret Australian files found in old filing cabinets
The cabinets and their contents were bought "for small change" in a sale that could have been made to anyone, the network says. The documents also revealed that between 2008 and 2013, the Australian Federal Police lost almost 400 national security files.
Asus Zenfone 5 Series will be on 27 Feb at MWC 2018
Meanwhile, Asus is also reportedly gearing up to launch ZenFone 5 series smartphones, the successors of ZenFone 4 . Last week, a suspicious Asus smartphone with model number ASUS_X00QD a certification from the Wi-Fi Alliance.
Boeing set to lead Wall St higher after two-day slump
Express Scripts, McKesson, Humana, Cigna, UnitedHealth , CVS Health and Centene were down between 5.3 percent and 7.2 percent. Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the NYSE by a 3.39-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 1.75-to-1 ratio favoured decliners.
Flu deaths on the rise
A stronger strand has been active this year that wasn't predicted. "Against the H3N2, it offers a much lower percent". Forty-nine states have reported widespread activity for three consecutive weeks. "We're still counting it as a case".
Killer whale reported to imitate human speech
Wikie first showcased her knack for mimicry by copying the movements of other orcas, as directed by human hand gestures. She successfully reproduced some sounds - such as the phrases "hello" and " one, two, three " - on her first attempt.
Agent reveals club secret over failed Daley Blind deal
However, for Blind, whose contract runs out next summer, time appears to be up, although a transfer to Roma appears to be hard . He was an immediate hit for United, with his intelligent play seeing him establish himself in a defensive midfield role.