"However, IT index gained 136.96 points, followed by healthcare index which was up 78.86 points and consumer durables index was higher by 69.78 points."
Mumbai, June 16 - A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed Monday's marginally down at 37 points or 0.15 percent as capital goods and bank stocks declined.

However, healthy buying was observed in information technology (IT), healthcare and consumer durables stocks.

The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 25,239.50 points, closed trade at 25,190.48 points (provisional), down 37.69 points or 0.15 percent from previous day's close at 25,228.17 point.

The Sensex touched a high of 25,268.41 points and a low of 25,063.93 points during the intra-trade.

The S&P BSE capital goods index was down 183.68 points, automobile index lost 163.24 points and bank index moved lower by 89.28 points.

However, IT index gained 136.96 points, followed by healthcare index which was up 78.86 points and consumer durables index was higher by 69.78 points.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also flat. It was down 8.55 points or 0.11 percent at 7,533.55 points.


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