Sensex ends 32 pts down on weak refinery stocks
Sensex falls by about 32 points after profit booking emerges on a number of blue chips from refinery, consumer goods and metal sectors.business Updated: Jun 22, 2007 16:36 IST
The Bombay Stock Exchange's benchmark index, Sensex fell by about 32 points on Friday after profit booking emerged on a number of blue chips from refinery, consumer goods and metal sectors.
After rising to an intraday high of 14,560.32, its highest level in more than two weeks, the Sensex settled at 14,467.36 points, representing a fall of 31.88 points or 0.22 per cent from its previous close.
It touched an intraday low at 14,458.79 points.
The Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange also closed 15.35 points down at 4,252.25. It moved 4,278.85 and 4,242.50 points during the day.
Among the sectoral indices, the BSE Metal index was major loser with a fall of 75.08 points to 10,820.06, followed by Oil and Gas index, which fell by 74.13 points to 7,668.09. The Consumer Goods index fell by 38.73 points to 11,736.76.