Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), provisionally closed Thursday’s trade down 560 points or 1.99 percent.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also provisionally closed the day’s trade in the red. It was down 162 points or 1.90 percent at 8,368.80 points.
The S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensex, which opened at 27,937.62 points, closed the day’s trade at 27,551.71 points (3.30 p.m.), down 560.12 points or 1.99 percent from the previous day’s close at 28,111.83 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 27,997.14 points and a low of 27,384.87 points in the intra-day trade.