Indian stocks down 0.44%

14:29, June 22, 2010      

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The Indian main stock index Sensex declined 78.75 points or 0.44 percent in the early trading session Tuesday with the receding of optimism on anticipated stronger Chinese yuan.

The index opened at 17,868.12 points, 8.43 points lower from the previous close of 17,875.55 points.

Metal, IT and technological sectors headed the loss dropping 1. 59 percent, 0.75 percent and 0.45 percent, respectively.

Copper maker Sterlite Industries, Jindal Steel, aluminum producer Hindalco and Tata Steel lost 2.61 percent, 1.89 percent, 1.43 percent and 1.28 percent, after 38 minutes of trading.

Meanwhile, health care, fast moving consumer goods and state- owned companies inched up 0.57 percent, 0.23 percent and 0.2 percent.

Sensex is the common name for the Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index. It consists of the 30 largest and most actively traded stocks, representative of various sectors, on the Bombay Stock Exchange.

Source:Xinhua

(Editor:黄蓓蓓)

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