Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) A day after it fell nearly 470 points, the benchmark index of the Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), provisionally closed the day’s trade up 60 points or 0.23 percent on Friday.
The markets were very volatile ahead of the release on Friday evening of crucial data on inflation and factory output.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) provisionally ended the day’s trade flat. It was up only 26.35 points or 0.33 percent at 7,991.70 points.
The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 26,340.32 points, ended the day’s trade at 26,430.58 points (at 3.30 p.m.), up 59.60 points or 0.23 percent from the previous day’s close at 26,370.98 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 26,489.58 points and a low of 26,307.56 points in the intra-day trade.