Sensex range bound; metal, realty stocks up
A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets Friday witnessed range bound session with positive bias, helped by buying support in metal, realty, and auto stocks.
The 30-scrip S&P Sensex of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened sharply higher at 20,441.04 points, was trading at 20,328.45 points in the late afternoon session, up 0.09 percent or 17.71 points from its previous day close at 20,310.74 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 20,450.51 points and low of 20,289.30 points in the intra-day.
The wider 50-scrip S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was trading 0.05 percent or 3 points higher at 6,039.30 points.
Among the sectoral indices of the BSE, metal, realty, healthcare, auto and power were leading the gains, while IT, FMCG and consumer durables were in the red.
(Posted on 07-02-2014)