Following the Wall Streets worst plunge in 6 years, the Indian regulatory body for finance is closely monitoring the situation. It was the biggest single-day fall in two-and-a-half years.
This is its biggest single session fall since August 24, 2015, when it had lost 1,625 points. The broader NSE Nifty cracked below the 10,800-mark by tanking 256 points, or 2.33 percent, to 10,761 at close.
After yesterday's plunging of 44 paise to close at a near two-week low rupee today gained 4 paise to close at 64.06 against the US dollar.
And, Brent crude futures prices today gained 457 cents, or 0.67 percent. It was trading at 69.18 dollars a barrel when reports last came in.