Market trading with loss in afternoon trade (Lead)

July 8th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Sensex

Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) The Indian equities market extended its loss in afternoon trade Tuesday. At 12:30 p.m., the 30-share BSE Sensex was down by 312.69 points or 2.31 percent at 13,213.30. At the day’s low, it touched 13,049.96.

At the same time, the broader-based S&P CNX Nifty was down by 63.20 points or 1.57 percent at 3,966.80.

The market breadth was negative. On BSE, 686 shares advanced compared to 1670 that declined and 59 that remained unchanged.

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