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BUZZ-India's NSE, BSE indexes plunge to 6-month lows

Reuters 2018-10-11 09:44:26

** India’s broader NSE index tumbles 3 pct to lowest since April 4 as stocks across the globe face rout

** NSE index posts biggest daily pct fall in over a week

** Indian rupee hit a record low amid a rout in global equities and the benchmark 10-year bond yield was down 3 basis points

** BSE index also falls as much as 3 pct to lowest since April 9; on track for worst day since Sept 21

** India volatility index rises as much as 16.4 pct

** All sectoral indices trade in the red

** Only few energy companies Oil - and Natural Gas Corp , Indian Oil Corp, Hindustan Petroleum Corp and GAIL India - gain marginally

** Non-banking financial cos top pct losers while market heavyweights Infosys Ltd and HDFC Bank among top drags