Sensex down 66 points in early trade
The BSE-30 share key index, which opened 20.39 points higher, falls back on selling by retailers and records loss.india Updated: Oct 23, 2006 11:24 IST
In restricted activity, the benchmark Sensex remained range-bound and lost over 66 points in early trade on the Bombay Stock Exchange on Monday, on selective selling by funds and general investors.
The BSE-30 share key index which opened 20.39 points higher, fell back on selling by retailers and recorded a loss of 66.97 points at 12,669.85 in the first five minutes of trade.
Similarly, the wide-based National Stock Exchange's Nifty was down by 19.10 points at 3,664.40.
The major losers, which dragged down the Sensex were Infosys Technologies, TCS, Reliance Industries, ITC Ltd, Satyam Computers, Hero Honda, Larsen and Toubro, Reliance Energy, Dr Reddy's, State Bank of India and BHEL.