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Sensex falls 18 points in early trade

business Updated: Jun 22, 2007 10:42 IST
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The benchmark index failed to hold early gain and shed 18 points on Friday on emergence of profit selling by funds.

The BSE-30 share index, Sensex, which started higher by 9.39 points, fell down by 18.74 points at 14,480.50 in first five minutes of trade.

Similarly, the wide-based National Stock Exchange's Nifty lost 4.90 points at 4267.55.

Stock brokers said weakening trend in asian markets influenced the trading sentiment here.

They said a constant rise in share prices in last three trading sessions also attracted profit-selling at higher levels.