Sensex sheds 97 points in early trade

Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Monday was trading 96.64 points, or 0.40 percent down during the morning session. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 24.40 points, or 0.33 percent down at 7,413.40 points.

bse The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 24,400.78 points, was trading at 24,358.40 points (at 9.24 a.m.) in the early session, down 96.64 points or 0.40 percent from the previous day's close at 24,455.04 points. The Sensex touched a high of 24,524.85 points and a low of 24,352.81 points in the trade so far.