Good buying was observed in capital goods sector, while selling pressure was seen in auto and banking index (bankex) sectors.
The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 21,319.69 points, was trading at 21,307.56 points in the pre-noon session, down 30.11 points or 0.14 percent from the previous day’s close at 21,337.67 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 21,355.34 points and a low of 21,264.71 points during the trade so far.
The S&P BSE capital goods index gained 151.98 points, while auto index dropped by 93.02 points and bankex slipped by 52.52 points.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading flat at 9.05 points or 0.14 percent down at 6,329.90 points.