Selling pressure keeps Sensex down (Second Lead)May 14th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Indian equities markets continued to be under pressure about 90 minutes before close, as investors sold stocks across sectors and most world bourses traded weak. A key index was 176 points down from Wednesday’s close.
The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 11,774.04 points, was ruling 176.27 points or 1.47 percent lower at 11,843.38 points.
Similarly, the S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE), lost 1.4 percent from the previous close to trade at 3,584.3 points.
However, broader market indices were ruling mixed, with the BSE midcap index losing a marginal 0.11 percent and the BSE smallcap index gaining 0.12 percent.