Sensex closes over 90 points down


Mumbai: The stalemate over the Greek debt crisis subdued investor sentiments and led a benchmark index of the Indian equities markets to provisionally close in the red today.


The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) provisionally closed the day’s trade more than 90 points down.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also provisionally closed marginally down. It closed the day’s trade 16 points or 0.19 per cent at 8,382 points.

The Sensex of the S&P BSE, which opened at 27,880.72 points, closed the day’s trade at 27,803.27 points (at 3.30 p.m.), down 92.70 points or 0.33 per cent from the previous day’s close at 27,895.97 points.

The Sensex touched a high of 27,912.86 points and a low of 27,675.16 in the intra-day trade.