Equties trading flat early afternoon (Second Lead)

May 7th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by admin  

A file-photo of Sensex

Mumbai, May 7(IANS) The Indian equities markets continued to trade flat early Wednesday afternoon due to selling pressure across key sectors. At 12.30 p.m., the 30-share benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the Sensex, was down 21.11 points or 0.12 percent to 17,351.90. It had hit a high of 17,413.81 in early trade. At the day’s low it touched 17,266.19 points.

At the same time the broader based S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange was down by 6.00 points or 0.12 percent to 5,138.65.

On BSE, 1,335 shares advanced, 1,116 declined and 82 remained unchanged.

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