Selling pressure continues on Dalal Street as government cracks whip on black money while Donald Trump needs only 26 electoral votes to win US elections . The Sensex is down 902.15 points or 3.3 percent at 26688.99 and the Nifty is down 303.90 points or 3.4 percent at 8239.65. About 167 shares have advanced, 2171 shares declined, and 64 shares are unchanged. BHEL, Adani Ports, ICICI Bank, Hero and ITC are losers in the Sensex. Not a single stock is in the Sensex.
Dow futures plunged more than 800 points and bonds rallied as markets feared Donald Trump could pull off an upset and take the White House. S&P 500 futures fell more than 5 percent just before midnight ET. Trade volume in eMini S&P futures was about 17 times their average daily volume, according to a note from Citi. Investors moved into the safety of bonds Tuesday evening and stock futures cratered as traders questioned whether Democrat Hillary Clinton could still win the race, as expected. The Mexican peso fell 10 percent against the US dollar.