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Sensex Closes 208 Points Down; Banking Stocks Plunge

A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), provisionally closed on Friday 208.59 points or 0.73 percent down as auto stocks plunged.

Published: 20th March 2015 04:58 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th March 2015 04:58 PM   |  A+A-

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By IANS

MUMBAI: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), provisionally closed on Friday 208.59 points or 0.73 percent down as auto stocks plunged.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also closed provisionally 63.75 points or 0.74 percent down at 8,570.90 points.

The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 28,465.44 points, closed at 28,261.08 points (provisional), down 208.59 points or 0.73 percent from the previous day's close at 28,469.67 points.

The Sensex touched a high of 28,484.36 points and a low of 28,209.66 points in intra-day trade.


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