On March 23, Dalal street again witnessed sharp red. The trading is halted for 45 minutes now after the S&P BSE Sensex fell and touched a 10% lower circuit level. Sensex has sharply tanked by 2,992 points, to 26,924 levels while Nifty badly got dragged to  7,903. 


Trigger limit

Trigger time

Market halt duration

Pre-open call auction session post market halt

10%

Before 1:00 pm.

45 Minutes

15 Minutes

At or after 1:00 pm upto 2.30 pm

15 Minutes

15 Minutes

At or after 2.30 pm

No halt

Not applicable

15%

Before 1 pm

1 hour 45 minutes

15 Minutes

At or after 1:00 pm before 2:00 pm

45 Minutes

15 Minutes

On or after 2:00 pm

Remainder of the day

Not applicable

20%

Any time during market hours

Remainder of the day

Not applicable


Banks are seeing the worst dropdown with a record of 12.7% down in Nifty Bank. Along with banks, auto stocks are also top losers.