The BSE benchmark Sensex, which lost 383 points on Friday, after recording a hefty gain a session earlier, finished with a big loss of 362.75 points or 1.79% at 19,900.96 after plunging to a low of 19,826.30 in the final hour.
The Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange closed lower by 122.35 points or 2.04% at 5889.75, slightly off the day's low of 5871.40.
The rupee, which opened weak against the U.S. dollar, dropped down to around 62.70, and was quoting around 62.45 when trading ended in the stock market. On Friday, the rupee had closed at 62.23 against the greenback.
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