BSE Sensex slides 0.42% as market on slump again

The BSE Sensex was down 71.11 points or 0.42% to 17,059.40, its lowest closing level since Tuesday, 9 August 2011. The Sensex rose 77.31 points at the day's high of 17,207.82 in early afternoon trade. The index fell 117.56 points at the day's low of 17,012.95 in morning trade.

The S&P CNX Nifty was down 22.70 points or 0.44% to 5,138.30, its lowest closing level since Tuesday, 9 August 2011. The Nifty hit a high of 5,184.95 in intraday trade. The Nifty hit a low of 5,121 in intraday trade.

The BSE Mid-Cap index fell 0.16% and the BSE Small-Cap index declined 0.19%. Both these indices outperformed the Sensex.

BSE clocked turnover of Rs 2360 crore, lower than Rs 2828.40 crore on Wednesday, 10 August 2011.

Market Breadth:

Positive 1338 Negative 1488 Unchanged 108
From the 30 share Sensex pack, 21 fell and rest rose.

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