Sensex fails to recover, closes 92 points in the red (Third Lead)June 11th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Trading at Indian equities markets came to a tame end with a key index struggling to make a comeback and ending 92 points in the red Thursday.
Though the benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), Sensex, tried to make a comeback from the days’s low, it closed 91.91 points down at 15,374.9 points (provisional), 0.59 percent lower than Wednesday’s close.
The Sensex had fallen to an intra-day low of 15,240.73 points — 226 points below its last closing figure.
Like Sensex, the S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) too closed in the red, shedding 0.64 percent to close at 4,625.25 points.
The broader market indices were also in the negative terrain, with the BSE midcap index ending 0.37 percent lower, and the BSE smallcap index being 0.95 percent down.