Negative global cues eminating from China and Greece countered the positive sentiments surrounding the upcoming first quarter results and led a barometer of the Indian equities to provisionally close 114 points down on Thursday.
The benchmark index of the Indian equity markets, the 30-scrip Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensitive Index (Sensex), provisionally closed 114.06 points or 0.41 percent DOWN during the day’s trade.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) closed flat. It was down 34.50 points or 0.41 percent at 8,328.55 points.
The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 27,681.49 points, provisionally closed the day’s trade at 27,573.66 points (at 3.35 p.m.), down 114.06 points or 0.41 percent from the previous day’s close at 27,687.72 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 27,798.13 points and a low of 27,540.60 points in the intra-day trade. (IANS)