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Sensex down by 151 pts on profit selling

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex moves down by 151 points in early trade on Tuesday due to emergence of profit selling by funds.

business Updated: Feb 05, 2008 10:38 IST

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex moved down by 151 points in early trade on Tuesday due to emergence of profit selling by funds.

The BSE 30-share barometer, which had gained 417 points on Monday, declined 150.78 points to 18,509.54 in the first five minutes trade as market participants indulged in selling at higher levels.

Similarly, the wide-based National Stock Exchange's Nifty dipped 50.55 points to 5,412.95.

Trading sentiment was also influenced by weak global trend.