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Sensex trades flat in pre-noon session

The BSE benchmark index Sensex today rose over 13 points in early trade, extending gains for the second straight session on sustained buying by funds in bluechips amid a firm trend in the Asian region.

business Updated: Jun 26, 2013 11:55 IST

The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), was trading flat at 0.15% down during the pre-noon session on Wednesday.

The index was trading at 18,601.51 points in the pre-noon session, down 27.64 points or 0.15% from its previous day's close at 18,629.15 points.

Sensex touched a high of 18,690.50 points and a low of 18,586.41 points in pre-noon trade.

The sectors which showed upward movement were IT, capital goods and oil and gas, while auto, metal and healthcare sectors were trading in red.

The S&P BSE IT index increased by 48.09 points, capital goods index inched up by 54.98 points and oil and gas went up by 21.31 points. The auto index dipped by 137.39 points, metal index slipped by 52.24 points and healthcare index dropped by 30.87 points.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was trading flat at 0.07% up or 3.75 points up at 5,612.85 points.

First Published: Jun 26, 2013 10:23 IST