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Sensex closes 67 points lower


Mumbai : A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Friday managed to pull back from the day’s lows to end 67 points lower in its seventh straight negative closing.

The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the BSE, which opened lower at 16,387.7 points, closed at 16,394.72 points (provisional) — down 66.99 points or 0.41 percent from its previous close at 16,461.71 points.

The 50-scrip S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange also ended in the red, 20.3 points or 0.41 percent lower at 4,914.45 points.

Broader markets also closed in the negative, with the BSE 500 index closing 0.48 percent down. The BSE midcap index shed 0.96 percent, while the BSE smallcap index fell 1.74 percent.