30% of BSE stocks hit lower circuit

The BSE Sensex is down 645 points to 15,896.63 at 2:05 IST. Weak global cues are pulling the market down very badly.

Out of 758 stocks that were locked in lower circuit filter, 93.13% or 706 are from BSE ‘B’ and BSE ‘S’ group.

Lower circuit is the day’s minimum possible level to which stock can fall with no buyers available at that point.