Sensex trades lower on Wednesday

Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Wednesday was trading 78.96 points or 0.31 percent lower during the morning session. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 11.65 points or 0.15 percent lower at 7,703.25 points. The Sensex of the BSE, which opened at 25,322.10 points was trading at 25,251.53 points (at 9.16 a.m.), down 78.96 points, or 0.31 percent from the previous day's close at 25,330.49 points. The Sensex touched a high of 25,322.10 points and a low of 25,247.56 points in the trade so far.