Indian equities market stays in the red

April 8th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by admin  

A file-photo of Sensex
(Second Lead)

Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) The Indian equities market continued to trade in negative zone early Tuesday afternoon, due to selling pressure in capital goods, telecom, FMCG, IT and oil stocks. The smallcap index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) was trading absolutely flat. Twenty minutes after noon, the 3-share benchmark index of the BSE, the Sensex was at 15567.24 points, down 189.84 or 1.20 percent from its close Monday.

At the same time, the S&P Nifty of the National Stock Exchange was down 38.90 points or 0.82 percent at 4,722.30.

About 1,146 shares advanced, 1,103 shares declined, and 822 shares were unchanged at the time.

Most other Asian markets were also trading lower.

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