Sensex plunges 233.50 points as rupee dips further
Quotes

Sensex plunges 233.50 points as rupee dips further

Last Updated: Monday, July 8, 2013, 12:33
 
 Comment 0
 
Sensex plunges 233.50 points as rupee dips further
Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading at 1.20 percent or 233.50 points down during the pre-noon session Monday as the rupee hit a record low of Rs.61.21 against the dollar.

Almost all the sectors were trading in red, except technology, media and entertainment (TECK), IT and healthcare, which inched up marginally.

The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 19,418.98 points, was trading at 19,262.32 points in the pre-noon session, down 233.50 points or 1.20 percent from its Friday's close at 19,495.82 points.

The Sensex touched a high of 19,422.69 points and a low of 19,185.92 points in the pre-noon trade.

The S&P BSE TECK index move up by 27.42 points, the IT index inched up by 30.05 points and the healthcare index crawled up by 27.75 points, while the banking index plunged 215.91 points, the auto index plummeted 215.71 points, the metals index dipped 128.74 points, the public sector undertakings (PSU) index nosedived 124.55 points and the oil and gas index dropped 165.48 points.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 1.31 percent or 76.65 points down at 5,791.25 points.

IANS


First Published: Monday, July 8, 2013, 09:48


Comments


comments powered by Disqus
Renault Kwid
Renault Kwid
Tata GenX Nano
Tata GenX Nano
2015 Indian Roadmaster
2015 Indian Roadmaster
Forbes 2015 Rich List
Forbes 2015 Rich List
Audi TT Coupé
Audi TT Coupé

Web Wrap
Contact Us : Privacy Policy : Legal Disclaimer
Copyright © Zee Media Corporation Ltd. All rights reserved