Sensex Down 310 Points; Bank Stocks Plunge

The S&P BSE capital goods index was up 133.65 points, followed by consumer durables index which rose 13.77 points.

Published: 26th March 2015 02:09 PM  |   Last Updated: 26th March 2015 02:09 PM   |  A+A-


MUMBAI: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), was down 310 points or 1.10 percent during the afternoon trade session Thursday.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading in the red during the afternoon trade session. It was down 78.25 points or 0.92 percent at 8,452.55 points.

The S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensex, which opened at 27,937.62 points, was trading at 27,801.61 points (12.15 p.m.), down 310.22 points or 1.10 percent from the previous day's close at 28,111.83 points.

The Sensex touched a high of 27,997.14 points and a low of 27,746.20 points in the intra-day trade so far.

Health buying was observed in capital goods, consumer durables and power stocks. However, bank, healthcare, information technology (IT), metal, automobile and technology, entertainment and media (TECK) stocks came under selling pressure.

The S&P BSE capital goods index was up 133.65 points, followed by consumer durables index which rose 13.77 points and power index was higher by 13.67 points.

However, the S&P BSE bank index was down 189.47 points, healthcare index was lower by 171.01 points, IT index fell by 155.37 points, metal index declined by 136.28 points, 

More from Business.


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp