Live: Sensex closes down 1,625 points as China jolts world markets
Shanghai composite index closes 8.5% lower, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index falls 7.6%, Brent crude slips below $45
4pm: Sensex closes at 25,741.56 points, down 1,624.51, or 5.94%; Nifty closes down 490.95 points, or 5.92%, at 7,809. The indices recorded their biggest single-day fall in absolute terms. In intra-day trade, the 30-share S&P BSE Sensex fell as much 1,741.35 points, or 6.36%, to 25,624.72, while the 50-share Nifty slumped 530.55 points, or 6.4%, to 7,769.40.