Sensex eases as April series sees shaky start
Sensex falls by 73 points to trade at 29,575 in early session of the last session of FY 2016-17. Nifty was down 9.35 points, or 0.10 per cent, at 9,164.40.
Mumbai: The BSE Sensex fell about 73 points to trade at 29,575 in early trade of the last session of financial year 2016-17 as the April derivatives series started on a negative note amid a mixed trend in the global market.
The 30-share index dropped by 72.53 points, or 0.24 per cent, to 29,574.89.
The NSE Nifty was down 9.35 points, or 0.10 per cent, at 9,164.40.
Emergence of profit-booking in recent gainers despite the beginning of the April futures and options series snapped the three-day winning run. (With PTI inputs)