Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex on Tuesday ended flat with a small rise of 10 points as cautious investors indulged in profit-booking ahead of the monthly settlement in derivatives segment and the RBI monetary policy meet on May 3.
Trading sentiment further influenced on a weakening Asian trend but better opening in Europe supported the market to end in a positive zone for the third straight day. The Sensex rose 9.53 points, or 0.05 per cent, to close at
19,179.36. It touched the day's high of 19,210.26 and a low of 18,042.08. The index had gained 439 points in last two sessions.
Similarly, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty edged up 2.50 points to 5,836.90, after dipping to a low of 5,791.55. Brokers said investors remained cautious ahead of a monthly settlement in the derivatives segment on Thursday and the Reserve Bank of India monetary policy meet on May 3. ...more
09:44 AM, Apr 23, 2013