Mumbai: After plunging over 140 points during the intra-day, a barometer index of the Indian equity markets provisionally closed 43 points lower on Monday.
The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) provisionally closed 43.19 points or 0.15 percent down during the day's trade session.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) provisionally closed flat. It was down 6.40 points or 0.07 percent up at 8,603.45 points.
The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 28,544.28 points, provisionally closed at 28,420.12 points (3.45 p.m.), down 43.19 points or 0.15 percent from the previous day's close at 28,463.31 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 28,549.13 points and a low of 28,319.83 points in the intra-day trade.