Top 25 biggest decline in Indian stock market BSE and NSE

September 4, 2019

Stock market is full of uncertainties. Here the possibility of profit as well as loss remains. The stock market of India has seen many heights as well as sometimes a very much decline. Here those declines are being recorded, which was the top 25 biggest decline in the Indian stock market, with their causes.

  1. 1625 points down in Sensex and 491 points down in Nifty on 24th August, 2015. (Cause – lump in Chinese equities gathered pace with Shanghai slumping more than 8%)
  2. 1408 points down in Sensex and 496.50 points down in Nifty on 21st January, 2008. (Cause – Weak global cues amid fears of the US recession)
  3. 1071 points down in Sensex and 359.15 points down in Nifty on 24th October 2008.
  4. 951 points down in Sensex and 242.70 points down in Nifty on 17th March 2008.
  5. 901 points down in Sensex and 270.50 points down in Nifty on 3rd March 2008.
  6. 875 points down in Sensex and 310 points down in Nifty on 22nd January, 2008. (Cause – Weak global cues amid fears of the US recession)
  7. 870 points down in Sensex and 258.55 points down in Nifty on 6th July 2009.
  8. 855 points down in Sensex and 251.05 points down in Nifty on 6th January 2015.
  9. 840 points down in Sensex and 256.3 points down in Nifty on 2nd February 2018.
  10. 834 points down in Sensex and 263.35 points down in Nifty on 11th February 2008.
  11. 826 points down in Sensex and 496.50 points down in Nifty on 18th May,2006. (Cause – Heavy selling by FIIs, retail investors and a weakness in global markets)
  12. 807 points down in Sensex and 239.35 points down in Nifty on 11th February 2016.
  13. 806 points down in Sensex and 259 points down in Nifty on 4th October, 2018. (Cause- 2% amid sell-off in emerging markets triggered by surging crude oil prices and prospects of more rate hike by the US Federal Reserve.)
  14. 800.51 points down in Sensex and 233.7 points down in Nifty on 10th October 2008.
  15. 793 points down in Sensex and 247 points down in Nifty on 8th July, 2019. (Cause- Proposal by Government for increase surcharge on super-rich people and raise minimum public shareholding to 35 percent from 25 percent earlier)
  16. 792 points down in Sensex and 282.8 points down in Nifty on 5th October, 2018.
  17. 770.63 points down in Sensex and 248.4 points down in Nifty on 13th March 2008.
  18. 770 points down in Sensex and 225 points down in Nifty on 3rd September, 2019. (Cause- Fall in Indian GDP)
  19. 769.48 points down in Sensex and 270.70 points down in Nifty on 17th December, 2007.
  20. 769 points down in Sensex and 271 points down in Nifty on 18th May, 2006. (Cause – A heavy bout of selling)
  21. 760 points in Sensex and 225.45 points down in Nifty on 11th October 2018.
  22. 749 points down in Sensex and 192.4 points down in Nifty on 7th January, 2009.
  23. 726 points down in Sensex on 31st March, 2008.
  24. 724 points down in Sensex and 215.95 points down in Nifty on 6th October, 2008.
  25. 722 points down in Sensex and 227.8 points down in Nifty on 6th May 2015.

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