From China markets to GDP data: Key highlights that hit stock markets in August
August of 2015 turned out to be quite volatile for the equity markets globally amid China economy slowdown. Here are five key highlights for the month of August. The BSE Sensex tanked 1,831.47 points, or 6.5 per cent, at 26283.09 on August 31. The index was at 28,114.56 on July 31. NSE Nifty also tanked 6.5 per cent last month.