Sensex dips 513 points

June 9th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI  

Mumbai, June 9 (ANI):The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark index, Sensex, on Monday came down by 513 points in early trade on selling in heavyweight stocks.

It stood at 15,058.98 points after a 513.20 points fall in the first five minutes of trade in line amid weakening global markets and inflationary conditions at home.

The National Stock Exchange index’s Nifty stood at 4,476.65 points after shedding 141.15 points.

Marketmen said that crude oil prices hovering over 139.12 dollar per barrel on Friday and the United States recording rise in unemployment rate have caused the fall. (ANI)

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