Sensex closes flat at 11,086
Mumbai, Mar 28: In a lacklustre trading today (Mar 28, 2006), the 30-share Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) closed flat with a gain of seven points at 11,086 over the last close of 11,079.
Yesterday, the Sensex had closed above the 11,000 mark for the first time and today's opening was similar, as the benchmark index opened with a gain of 35 points at 11,114, and soon went on to touch day's high of 11,146 points.
However, a mixed trend in the global markets with the US market index NYSE closing lower and Japanese Nikkei closing marginally in the green, the Indian markets were rather subdued today.
Also just Rs 137 crore foreign fund inflow on Friday reported by Market regulator SEBI, made investors cautious.
Most of the sectoral indices ended in the red, but BSE IT and TECK indices ended with 1.37 per cent and 1.04 per cent respectively.
Small and Midcap indices of the BSE too ended in the red going down by 0.51 per cent and 0.78 per cent respectively.
The National Stock Exchange (NSE) S&P CNX Nifty closed 4.35 points up at 3,325, as compared to the last close of 3,321.