Equities Have Dropped For Three Days in a Row, With the Sensex Falling Over 1,000 Points

Equity benchmarks extend losses for third straight session . Investors avoid risky investments due to fears about global economic growth .

Equity benchmarks fell on Friday to extend losses for the third straight session as investors avoided risky investments due to fears about global economic growth, underscoring the impact of the proposed tighter monetary policy regime by major central banks, according to Saurabh Jain, Assistant Vice President for Research at SMC Global Securities.