Weak start to week for SensexBy IANS
Sunday, January 30, 2011
MUMBAI - A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Monday started the trading week on a negative note as across the board selling continued.
The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 18,226.21 points, was ruling at 18,155.14 points, down 240.83 points or 1.31 percent from its previous close at 18,395.97 points.
The 50-scrip S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange too was in the red, trading 1.49 percent down at 5,430.05 points.
Broader markets were ruling lower as well with the BSE midcap index down 1.68 percent and the BSE smallcap index 1.57 percent lower.