Sensex fluctuates between red and green (Second Lead)April 20th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) A key Indian equities index, which gained more than 186 points an hour into Monday’s trade, shed the gains later and was fluctuating between the red and green territories in the afternoon session.
About 90 minutes before the closing bell, the 30-scrip Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) sensitive index (Sensex), which opened at 11,065.1 points, was down 31.84 points or 0.29 percent to rule at 10,991.25 points.
Similarly, the S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE), lost 0.19 percent from the previous close to trade at 3,377.9 points.
However, broader market indices were still ruling positive. The BSE midcap index was up 1.56 percent, while the BSE smallcap index was ruling 1.41 percent higher.