The stock market hit fresh intra-day low in afternoon trade amid weak global cues, dragged by financial and banking stocks.
The BSE Sensex, was down 539 points at 36,303 a short while ago. The Nifty 50 index was slipped 174 points at 10,969. During the intra-day trade, Sensex touched a low of 36,240 and high of 26,946 points.
At the forex market, rupee weakened by 42 paise to 72 rupees 62 paise against the US dollar a short while ago.