BSE Sensex rises 0.1% as market slightly recovers

The BSE 30-share Sensex was up 18.64 points or 0.1% to 18011.97. The index rose 117.06 points at the day's high of 18,110.39 in afternoon trade. The Sensex fell 59.39 points at the day's low of 17,933.94 in mid-afternoon trade, its lowest closing level since 22 March 2011.

The S&P CNX Nifty was up 8.30 points or 0.15% to 5,394.85. The Nifty hit low of 5,367.45 in intraday trade, its lowest level since 21 March 2011.

The BSE Mid-Cap index was flat. The BSE Small-Cap index fell 0.04%. Both these indices underperformed the Sensex.

BSE clocked turnover of Rs 2592 crore, lower than Rs 2607.78 crore on Monday, 23 May 2011.

Market Breadth:

Positive 1301 Negative 1448 Unchanged 127
From the 30 share Sensex pack, 16 rose and rest fell.