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Sensex Trades Flat as Healthcare Stocks Rise

by Bidita Debnath on March 25, 2015 at 11:24 PM

Sensex Trades Flat as Healthcare Stocks Rise
A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the S&P BSE SENSEX (S&P Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index), also-called the BSE 30 or simply the SENSEX, is a free-float market-weighted stock market index of 30 well-established and financially sound companies listed on Bombay Stock Exchange, was trading flat at 11.49 points or 0.04% up as healthcare stocks rose.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also trading flat at 5 points or 0.06% down at 8,537.95 points.

The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 28,216.09 points, was trading at 28,173.21 points (1 p.m.), up 11.49 points or 0.04% from the previous day's close at 28,161.72 points.

The Sensex touched a high of 28,249.60 points and a low of 28,130.31 points in the intra-day trade so far.

Good buying was observed in healthcare sector, while heavy selling pressure was seen in capital goods, metal and oil and gas sectors.

The S&P BSE healthcare index gained 74.19 points; while capital goods index plunged by 234.12 points, metal index dropped by 99.97 points and oil and gas index fell by 42.82 points.

Source: IANS

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