Sensex ends 57 pts lower
Mumbai, Dec 30: A key Indian equities index ended a lacklustre day of trading amid range-bound volatility Wednesday 57 points lower than its previous close.
The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) opened at 17,402.24 points and shut shop at 17,343.82 points, down 57.74 points or 0.33 percent from its previous close at 17,401.56 points.
It had fallen to 17,322.8 points around noon.
At the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the broader 50-share S&P CNX Nifty was at 5,169.45 points, against the previous close at 5,187.95 points, a loss of 0.36 percent.
Broader market indices were doing better, with the BSE midcap index ruling 0.33 percent up and the BSE small cap index 1.13 percent higher. The market breadth was tilted towards the positive, with 1,779 scrips advancing, 1,083 declining and 73 remaining unchanged.
Among major gainers at this time were Reliance Infra, up 1.59 percent at Rs.1,149.45; ACC, up 1.29 percent at Rs.870.90; Grasim, up 1.17 percent at Rs.2,454.05; and M&M, up 0.34 percent at Rs.1,062.40.
Lastupdate on : Wed, 30 Dec 2009 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Wed, 30 Dec 2009 18:30:00 GMT
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