Good buying was seen in banking index (bankex) and auto sectors, while selling pressure was seen in IT and technology, media and technology (TECK) sectors.
The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 21,237.96 points, was trading at 21,203.71 points in the pre-noon session, down 1.34 points or 0.01 percent from the previous day’s close at 21,205.05 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 21,302.52 points and a low of 21,189.20 points during the trade so far.
The S&P BSE bankex went up by 126.11 points and auto index moved up by 162.01 points, while IT index dropped by 81.28 points and TECK index slipped by 41.94 points.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading flat at 1.20 points or 0.02 percent up at 6,305.15 points.