Sensex slips 111 pts, Nifty defends 9,300 level

Sensex slips 111 pts, Nifty defends 9,300 level

Sensex slips 111 pts, Nifty defends 9,300 level

Benchmark Sensex fell over 111 points to close at 29,918.40 today as investors booked profits amid mixed global trends.

Despite opening higher, the 30-share index stayed in the negative zone for most of the session and slipped below the key 30,000-mark to touch a low of 29,848.21. It finally settled 111.34 points, or 0.37 per cent, lower at 29,918.40.

The 50-share NSE Nifty ended lower by 38.10 points, or 0.41 per cent, at 9,304.05, after shuttling between 9,342.65 and 9,282.25.