From IPL to stock market, coronavirus makes frantic impact; watch MyNation in 100 seconds
Mar 13, 2020, 8:02 PM IST
Bengaluru: 'The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to suspend IPL 2020 till 15th April as a precautionary measure against the ongoing Novel Coronavirus situation, BCCI secretary Jay Shah said. Investors woke up to a Black Friday as equity indices crashed by nearly 10% with coronavirus panic selling globally hitting almost every asset class. Sensex reopened after 45 minutes halt due to circuit; plunged 3518.49 points, at went down to 29206.20. It however regained in the later part of day to rest at 34103.48. While the country is battling the deadly coronavirus that has infected over 1.25 lakh people and claimed over 4,000 lives worldwide, PM Modi tweeted saying, "Say no to panic, say yes to precautions" He has also proposed to SAARC nations to chalk out a strong strategy to fight Coronavirus. Watch MyNation in 100 seconds for the top stories of the day.