Indian equities close flat, healthcare stocks slip
Mumbai: The Indian equity markets slipped lower on Friday to provisionally close on a flat note as heavy selling pressure was witnessed in healthcare and IT stocks.
The wider Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) inched lower by 1.10 points or 0.01 per cent to provisionally close at 3.30 p.m. at 9,576.95 points.
The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which opened at 31,160.47 points, closed at 31,056.40 points — down 19.33 points or 0.06 per cent from its previous close at 31,075.73 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 31,182.73 points and a low of 31,017.18 during intra-day trade.