Sensex range-bound, broader indices see more selling (Lead)

June 22nd, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS  

Sensex Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Wednesday continued to trade range-bound even as broader markets saw more selling about an hour before the closing bell.

The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 17,659.37 points, was ruling at 17,522.87 points, down 37.43 points or 0.21 percent from its previous close at 17,560.3 points.

The Sensex touched an intra-day high of 17,678.88 points and fell to a low of 17,492.19 points.

The 50-scrip S&P; CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange was trading at 5,273.05 points, down 0.05 percent.

Broader markets were in the red, with the BSE midcap index trading 0.85 percent lower and the BSE smallcap index down 0.82 percent.

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