A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Tuesday was trading flat at 8.96 points or 0.03 percent down as banking stocks dropped. Good buying was observed in IT and healthcare sectors, while selling pressure was seen in banking and metal sectors. Also Read - Puducherry Proposes 10% Quota For Government School Students in Medical Courses

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 28,520.76 points, was trading at 28,490.58 points (at 09.18 a.m.) in the early session, down 8.96 points or 0.03 percent from the previous day’s close at 28,499.54 points. Also Read - West Bengal MBBS Seats Increased to 4,000: CM Mamata Banerjee

The Sensex has touched a high of 28,541.22 points and a low of 28,484.91 points in the trade so far. The S&P IT index gained 73.07 points and healthcare index moved up by 43.60 points; while bankex went down by 69.06 points and metal index dropped by 41.47 points. Also Read - Will Convert All State-Run Madrasas Into a General School: Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading flat at 13.15 points or 0.15 percent down at 8,517 points.

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