Sensex trades flat; capital goods stocks drop
Posted on Sep 04 2014 | IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Thursday was trading flat at 17.65 points or 0.07 percent down as capital goods stocks dropped.
Good buying was observed in healthcare and fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sectors, while selling pressure was seen in capital goods and auto sectors.
The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S and P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 27,164.95 points, was trading at 27,122.29 points (at 09.20 a.m.) in the early session, down 17.65 points or 0.07 percent from the previous day's close at 27,139.94 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 27,169.12 points and a low of 27,101.51 points in the trade so far.
The S and P BSE healthcare index gained 56.45 points and FMCG index got augmented by 30.57 points. However, capital goods index slipped by 86.28 points and auto index fell by 53.67 points.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also trading flat at 11.10 points or 0.14 percent down at 8,103.50 points.