The Dow industrials lost more than 300 points in a sell-off on Wednesday that drove all major stock indexes down over 2 percent in the wake of the presidential election.
The Dow Jones industrial average slid 313 points, or 2.4%, to close at 12,933. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index fell 34 points, or 2.37%, to 1,394. The Nasdaq Composite Index lost 75 points, or 2.5%, to close at 2,937.
On the sectoral front, BSE Power, IT, Realty, TECk, Banks, Capital Goods, Oil & Gas, PSU and Consumer Durable indices have slumped by almost 1% each. Apafrt from Healthcare and Auto, all the major BSE sectoral indices are trading in red zone.