Sensex down 262 pts

Sensex down 262 pts

Agency News

Mumbai, May 22 : The BSE Sensex on Friday slipped by 262 pts to 30,670.54 in early trade ahead of RBI press. The Nifty of national stock exchange too fell 92 pts to 9018.65. It registered its intraday high and low at 9121.40 and 9,018.65 pts respectively.

The Sensex registered intraday high and low at 31,005.19 and 30,670.54 pts respectively. The sectoral indices like Metal, Power, Finance, Utilities dragged the market today. The mid-cap rose by 0.51 pc and small-cap by 0.56 pc Of 30 scrips, 15 declined while 14 advanced.

One remained unchanged. The losers were Tata Steel by 1.73 pc to Rs 278.70, HCL Technologies by 1.70 pc to Rs 525.65, Powergrid by 1.23 pc to Rs 156.90 and NTPC by 1.16 pc to Rs 89.30. The gainers were Ultracemco by 2.51 pc to Rs 3660.30, SBI by 1.68 pc to 154.50, Infosys by 1.56 pc to Rs 682.45 and Asian Paints by 1.25 pc 1594.65. (UNI)