Wednesday, 2 September 2009

Sensex ends choppy session lower

Markets ended subdued session on a weaker note on Wednesday. Lack of fresh triggers and negative global markets weighed sentiments.

Bombay Stock Exchange’s Sensex closed at 15,469.36, down 81.83 points or 0.53 per cent. The index touched an intra-day high of 15628.10 and low of 15392.68.

National Stock Exchange’s Nifty ended at 4608, up 17.35 points or 0.38 per cent. The index touched an intra-day low of 4576.60 and high of 4650.45.

BSE Midcap Index was down 0.62 per cent and BSE Smallcap Index declined 0.21 per cent.

Amongst sectoral indices, BSE Realty Index was down 1.55 per cent, BSE Capital Goods Index was down 1.13 per cent and BSE Power Index was down 1.09 per cent. BSE IT Index was up 1.06 per cent and BSE Healthcare Index was up 0.40 per cent.

Biggest Sensex gainers were Reliance Communications (4.92%), Hindustan Unilever (2.24%), Hero Honda (1.71%), TCS (1.41%) and Infosys Technologies (1.13%).

Losers were Sterlite Industries (-2.88%), BHEL (-2.75%), Jaiprakash Associates (-2.66%), Mahindra & Mahindra (-2.04%) and Tata Power (-1.86%).

Market breadth was negative on the BSE 1585 declines and 1180 advances.

(All figures are provisional)

Source: EconomicTimes

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