Indices continue to fall for fifth straight session on Monday
India, Feb. 22 -- Extending their losses for the fifth straight session, Indian equity benchmarks ended with losses of over two percent each on Monday, as weak global cues, rising bond yields, and fears of Covid-19-led lockdown came to haunt the bulls on the Street. After making cautious start, the benchmarks traded with heavy losses, amid reports that ahead of its 'Bharat Bandh' call on February 26, traders' body CAIT wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi raising issues related to the GST regime, and alleging violation of e-commerce rules by major e-tailers. In its letter to the prime minister, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) called for setting up of a 'special working group' at the central level comprising senior officials, ...
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