MARKETS: Sensex down 600 pts on profit-booking; IT stocks tank; NTPC surges

Live marketplace updates: The Indian benchmark indices prolonged the losses and buying and selling at day’s low with Nifty below 17,750. The Sensex was down above 600 factors at fifty nine,492. The Nifty was down a hundred and fifty factors, just over the 17,seven hundred-mark.
Bharti Airtel, HCL Systems, Asian Paints and Infosys are the important losers between the Sensex thirty stocks, even though PowerGrid Corporation, NTPC, Titan and SBI are the important gainers.
The broader indices are also marginlly in crimson, with both of those the BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices down .2 for every cent. The over-all breadth, even so, is marginally positive, with one,581 advancing shares as opposed to one,406 declining  stocks on the BSE.