Mumbai: The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex on 10 April 2008 opened lower by over 84 points on emergence of profit-selling.
The 30-share index, which recorded a gain of 203 points a day earlier, fell by 84.29 points to 15,706.22 in the first five minutes of trade.
However, the benchmark index recoverd well in the next half hour, and notched up gains of more than 100 points. The index was trading at 15,896, up 106 points at 10:51 am.
Similarly, the fifty-share National Stock Exchange’s Nifty lost 16.25 points to 4,730.80 in the early minutes of trade as heavy-weight shares like Larsen & Toubro, ICICI Bank and SAIL suffered losses. Later the Nifty too recovered and was trading in the green.