Sensex 97 points lower in morning trade

October 15th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS  

Sensex Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities Friday was ruling 97 points lower in morning trade. However, smaller sized scrips saw buying.

The 30-share sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 20,518.5 points, was ruling at 20,400.13 points after 45 minutes - down 97.51 points or 0.48 percent from its previous close at 20,497.64 points.

It had moved up 81 points to 20,578.45 points soon after opening bell.

At the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the 50-share S&P CNX Nifty was trading at 6,142.45 points, down 0.56 percent.

Broader markets were in the green with the BSE midcap index ruling 0.07 percent higher and the BSE smallcap index 0.53 percent up.

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