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2020, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part B

Lockdown of covid-19: An analytical study of impact on selected indices of Bombay stock exchange


Author(s): Ketankumar G Sumesara

Abstract: The Covid-19 lockdown lead to sentiment in the stock markets across the word is gloomy. It has been reflected in the frequent crashes in the share markets in all parts of the world. Financial markets in India are witnessed sharp volatility in stock market indices due to fall in line with the global benchmark indices as the domestic market usually tracks the major global indices and the high volatility in likely to continue. In India BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) is considered as oldest stock exchange and Sensex is its Major index. In this study attempt is made to identify the impact of covid-19 lockdown on Sensex and its selected sub-indices. Time period of this study is selected as before lockdown two months and after lockdown two month has been selected. For identification of impact paired t-test has been used as statistical tool. The major finding of the study indicated as significant negative impact of covid-19 lockdown is recorded on Sensex and its sub-indices.

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Ketankumar G Sumesara. Lockdown of covid-19: An analytical study of impact on selected indices of Bombay stock exchange. International Journal of Advanced Academic Studies. 2020; 2(2): 99-101.
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