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Sensex plunges 117 pts mid-way

india Updated: Dec 08, 2006 16:40 IST
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The benchmark Sensex failed to hold early gains and rolled down by 117 points on Friday in a firm two-hour trading on the Bombay Stock Exchange on emergence of profit selling by funds.

The 30-share index, Sensex, which commenced the day with a gain of 38 points, plunged by 116.71 points at 13,855.32 at 1130 hours as most of the heavy-weights like Reliance Industries, Infosys Technologies and Bajaj Auto traded distinctly lower.

Similarly, the wide-based National Stock Exchange's Nifty fell by 38,80 points at 3976.55. Though it started the day with a gain over 31 points.