Mumbai: A day after it gained 240 points on the back of positive macro economic data, a barometer index of the Indian equity markets provisionally closed in the red on Thursday.
The sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) provisionally closed the day’s trade down 75 points or 0.27 percent.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) ended the day’s trade marginally down. It inched down by eight points or 0.10 percent at 8,444.90 points.
The 30-scrip S&P BSE Sensex, which opened at 28,100.38 points, closed at 27,945.80 points (at 3.30 p.m.), down 75.07 points or 0.27 percent from its previous day’s close at 28,020.87 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 28,115.96 points and a low of 27,906.35 points in the intra-day trade.