Today's News of India
Cricket:
     Live Scores    Upcoming Matches    Today's Cricket Matches     Pak vs Aus    Ind vs SL    ICC Ranking    Cricket Series     Sports :    Football     Tennis

World Snap > Business > Sensex trading flat; metal, FMCG stocks fall

Sensex trading flat; metal, FMCG stocks fall

  • Get Latest News on : Indian Market

    February 8, 2013 15:59:36 IST
    Last Updated : February 9, 2013 12:20:55 IST

    Mumbai  : A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was trading flat in afternoon trade Friday, as metal, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and healthcare stocks came under sustained selling by funds amid weak overseas cues.

    View Full Image

    The 30-scrip Sensex, which opened at 19,577.19 points, was ruling at 19,590.58 points, up 10.26 points or 0.05 percent from its previous close at 19,580.32 points.

    The Sensex touched an intra-day high of 19,648.07 points and a low of 19,549.13 points. The midcap index was down 18.61 points, while the smallcap index edged lower by 30.99 points.

    The wider 50-scrip S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was trading lower by 9.35 points or 0.16 percent at 5,929.45 points.

    Traders reported a weak trend as other Asian markets turned bearish ahead of a European Central Bank policy decision on the euro zone economy and FIIs started selling. There was heavy selling pressure in metal, FMCG and healthcare stocks.

    However, capital goods, information technology (IT) and technology, entertainment and media (TECk) stocks rallied.

    Major indices like the metal index was down 64.84 points. And so were the FMCG index, down 61.73 points, and the healthcare index, down 42.27 points.

    The capital goods index was up 126.64 points, followed by the IT index, up 70.14 points, and the TECk index, up 37.67 points.

    Photo  : AFP

    Get Latest News on : Indian Market

    Be smart. Keep updated with latest news.!!! Get all top news with summary in your email (only once in a day).
    Enter your EmailId :

    Do you like this story? Do thumb up here.

    No Comments

      (Required)
      (Required, will not be published)



      Author : , Section : Business, Top News, TAGS : Tagged as: Indian Market

    Are you news lover?

    Be smart. Keep updated with latest news.!!! Get all top news with summary in your email (only once in a day). Enter your EmailId :