Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Friday was trading 42.76 points or 0.16 percent down during the morning session.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 12.70 points or 0.16 percent down at 8,117.95 points.
The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 26,819.82 points, was trading at 26,770.66 points (at 9.21 a.m.) in the early session, down 42.76 points or 0.16 percent from the previous day’s close at 26,813.42 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 26,819.82 points and a low of 26,729.26 points in the trade so far.
Good buying was observed in metal and healthcare sectors, while selling pressure was seen in realty and IT sectors.