Sensex tanks 383 pts, Nifty holds 11,700 in volatile trade; India VIX up 8%

All that happened in the markets today


Benchmark indices ended around 1 per cent lower on Tuesday as the previous day's exit poll euphoria gave way to profit-booking by investors, including in some index heavweights. The indices hit a record-high at opening, with the S&P BSE Sensex touching the 39,571.73-mark while Nifty reached 11,883.55 levels, before trimming gains in a volatile session that saw India VIX rise over 8 per cent.   The S&P BSE Sensex ended the day 383 points lower at 38,970, with Tata Motors, Maruti Suzuki, IndusInd Bank, Mahindra & Mahindra, and Bharti Airtel emerging as the ...