Sensex falls over 700 points after RBI announcement. How did Shaktikanta Das spook the market?

While maintaining its withdrawal of accommodation stance, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das also highlighted that the inflation rate was persistently high above the RBI’s comfort range of 4%. On D-Street, while the Nifty PSU Bank index was trading about 3% higher led by SBI, Nifty Bank and Nifty Auto fell about 1% each. Kotak Mahindra Bank, ICICI Bank, and Axis Bank led the downside with a dip of 2% each. Among auto stocks, Eicher Motors, Maruti Suzuki, and Sona Comstar fell 2% each.

Sensex falls over 700 points after RBI announcement. How did Shaktikanta Das spook the market?
While maintaining its withdrawal of accommodation stance, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das also highlighted that the inflation rate was persistently high above the RBI’s comfort range of 4%. On D-Street, while the Nifty PSU Bank index was trading about 3% higher led by SBI, Nifty Bank and Nifty Auto fell about 1% each. Kotak Mahindra Bank, ICICI Bank, and Axis Bank led the downside with a dip of 2% each. Among auto stocks, Eicher Motors, Maruti Suzuki, and Sona Comstar fell 2% each.