Mumbai: A day after it broke a six consecutive session losing streak, a benchmark index of the Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), provisionally closed around 470 points or 1.75 percent down during the trade session on Thursday.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also provisionally closed the day’s trade deep in the red. It lost 159 points or 1.96 percent at 7,965.15 points.
The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 26,959.98 points, closed the day’s trade at 26,370.98 points (at 3.30 p.m.), down 469.52 points or 1.75 percent from the previous day’s close at 26,840.50 points. The Sensex touched a high of 27,000.14 points and a low of 26,348.93 points in the intra-day trade.