Mumbai, May 28 (IANS): Disappointing results, May futures expiry and anxiety over policy rates cut led a benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), to provisionally close 66 points or 0.24 percent down during the trade session on Thursday.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also provisionally closed in the negative zone. It closed the day’s trade down 15.60 points or 0.19 percent at 8,319 points.
The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 27,619.31 points, closed the day’s trade at 27,498.73 points (at 3.30 p.m.) down 65.93 points or 0.24 percent from the previous day’s close at 27,564.66 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 27,666.37 points and a low of 27,354.35 points in the intra-day trade on Thursday.