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Sensex falls 900 points, Nifty below 17,300 

Times Now | 26/11/2021 10:16 AM | Click to read full article

Benchmark indices extended the opening losses with Nifty below 17300 on worries over a new coronavirus variant that has been detected in South Africa. The Sensex was down 933.48 points or 1.59% at 57861.61, and the Nifty was down 280.80 points or 1.60% at 17255.50.

On the sectoral front, auto, bank, metal, realty down 2 percent each, while capital goods and oil & gas indices down 1 percent each. On the other hand, the pharma index is up 1 percent.