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Scare of rapidly-spreading coronavirus keeps India indices in the red

Benchmark Sensex lost 188 points on Tuesday while Nifty50 closed 0.52 per cent down

Workers in protective suits monitor a screen showing the thermal scan to check temperatures of passengers arriving at the Nanjing Railway Station,in Nanjing, China. Photo: Reuters
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Workers in protective suits monitor a screen showing the thermal scan to check temperatures of passengers arriving at the Nanjing Railway Station,in Nanjing, China. Photo: Reuters

Agencies Mumbai
The benchmark Sensex dropped another 188 points on Tuesday in line with weak global sentiment triggered by the rapidly-spreading coronavirus.
 
After gyrating over 463 points during the day, the 30-share index settled 188.26 points, or 0.46 per cent, down at 40,966.86. The broader Nifty50 closed 63.20 points, or 0.52 per cent, down at 12,055.80.
 
Most Asian markets, too, finished in the red, but European indices showed signs of a rebound  after the previous day’s thumping, which saw investors worried about the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak in China huddle in safe-haven assets.
 
US stock indices, too,

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First Published: Jan 28 2020 | 11:09 PM IST

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