India’s stock markets will remain functional

A view of the BSE building in Mumbai.

Mumbai, ┬áIndia’s key stock markets – NSE and the BSE – will remain functional despite massive lockdown measures being implemented by the authorities across the country to contain the spread of Covid-19.

Accordingly, all segments on both the stock markets will operate “as usual on Monday, March 23, 2020”.

On Sunday, central and state governments announced wide ranging measures including lockdowns to contain the spread of Covid-19.

Last week, market regulator Sebi had announced measures to contain the volatility from eroding massive wealth of investors.