Sensex Down By 288 Points In Early Trade

- Alive/NNC Correspondent   17-08-2015


The benchmark BSE Sensex on Monday was trading 288 points down in late morning deals on profit-booking in realty, oil&gas, IT, teck, auto, power, consumer durables, healthcare and FMCG sectors amid weak Asian markets.

The market breadth indicating the overall health of the market was negative.

The BSE Sensex resumed higher at 28,093.54 and hovered in a range of 28,095.97 and 27,739.13 before quoting at 27,779.23 at 1100 hrs, a fall of 288.08 points or 1.03 per cent from its last close.

The 50-share Nifty also moved down by 68.45 points or 0.80 per cent to 8,450.10 at 1100 hrs.