Good buying was observed in IT, metal and public sector undertakings (PSU) sectors; while selling pressure was seen in fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector.
The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 20,863.15 points, was trading at 20,893.70 points in the early morning session, down 0.19 points or 0.00 percent from previous day’s close at 20,893.89 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 20,948.91 points and a low of 20,849.78 points during trade so far.
The S&P BSE IT index gained 20,849.78 points, metal index inched up by 46.92 points and PSU index moved up by 39.65 points; however, FMCG index dipped by 12.80 points.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading down by 0.30 points or 0.00 percent at 6,204.65 points.