Mumbai, April 27:
A benchmark index for Indian equities, the sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange, closed 260.95 points, or 0.95 percent, down on Monday.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also closed in the red — down 91.45 points or 1.10 percent — at 8,213.80 points.
The 30-scrip Sensex, which opened at 27,565.49 points, closed at 27,176.99 points provisionally (at 3.55 p.m.) — down 260.95 points, or 0.95 percent, over the previous day’s close at 27,437.94 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 27,567.28 points and a low of 27,141.55 points in the intra-day trade. (IANS)