BSE Sensex dips 1.13% as market stumbles again

The BSE 30-share Sensex was down 207.68 points or 1.13% to 18,137.35, its lowest level since 22 March 2011. The index lost 260.36 points at the day's low of 18,084.67 in mid-afternoon trade. The Sensex gained 90.77 points at the day's high of 18,435.80 in morning trade.

The S&P CNX Nifty was down 60.05 points or 1.09% to 5,438.95, its lowest level since 22 March 2011. The Nifty hit a low of 5,421.05 in intraday trade.

The BSE Mid-Cap index fell 0.66% and the BSE Small-Cap index declined 0.61%. Both these indices outperformed the Sensex.

The total turnover on BSE amounted to Rs 2783 crore, higher than Rs 2112.54 crore on Monday, 16 May 2011.

Market Breadth:

Positive 1075 Negative 1733 Unchanged 108
From the 30 share Sensex pack, 19 fell and rest rose.