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Aug 24, 2015
The BSE Sensex today closed the day at 25,741.56, down 1,624.51 points -- marking the biggest-ever carnage it has received historically. Interestingly, seven out of the top-10 falls in the markets took place in 2008. But today's fall is the biggest intra-day crash since January 21, 2008 and biggest-ever single-day fall. Following are the 10 biggest single-day falls at close: August 24, 2015: 1,624.51 points
January 21, 2008:     1,408.35 points
March 17, 2008:           951.03 points
March 3, 2008 :            900.84 points
January 22, 2008:        875.41 points
February 11, 2008:       833.98 points
May 18, 2008:              826.38 points
March 13 2008:            770.63 points
December 17, 2007:     769.48 points
March 31, 2008:           726.85 points
Following are the 10 biggest intra-day falls for Sensex:
January 22, 2008:     2,272.93 points
January 21, 2008:     2,062.20 points
August 24, 2015 :      1,741.35 points
October 24, 2008:     1,204.88 points
October 10, 2008:     1,088.60 points
March 17, 2008:        1,022.25 points
February 11, 2008:    1,007.15 points
October 27, 2008:     1,003.68 points
October 8, 2008:          954.48 points
July 6, 2009:                953.61 points


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