BSE Sensex closes in red after undergoing 3-hr network outage

S&P BSE Sensex closed at 25,823.75, a fall of 17.46 points (0.07%).

By: Reuters | Mumbai | Published:July 3, 2014 3:59 pm
BSE Sensex The BSE index provisionally fell 0.07 percent to end at 25,823.75 points after earlier hitting a record high at 25,999.08 points.

BSE Sensex fell slightly on Thursday, retreating from record highs earlier in the session, as investors snapped a powerful four-day rally by booking profits in recent outperformers such as Hindalco Industries – Tata Motors shares leads on gainers list.

Trading was marred after exchange operator BSE Ltd, which operates the benchmark BSE index, suffered around a three-hour trading halt because of a network outage.

The BSE index provisionally fell 0.07 percent to end at 25,823.75 points after earlier hitting a record high at 25,999.08 points.

The broader NSE index fell 0.13 percent and ended at a provisional 7,714.80 points after earlier hitting a record high at 7,754.65 points. The index had gained 3.1 percent over the previous four sessions.

Hindalco Industries shares fell 2.4 percent.

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