Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Following two days of consecutive heavy losses, a benchmark index of the Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), provisionally closed in the red on Thursday.
The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) provisionally closed the day’s trade down 24 points or 0.09 percent.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) provisionally closed marginally lower in the day’s trade. It slipped-down 4.45 points or 0.05 percent at 8,130.65 points.
The S&P BSE Sensex, which opened at 26,940.64 points, closed the day’s trade at 26,813.42 points (at 3.35 p.m.) — down 23.78 points or 0.09 percent from the previous day’s close at 26,837.20 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 26,948.84 points and a low of 26,551.97 points in the intra-day trade.