Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading flat at 18.52 points or 0.08 percent down during the pre-noon session Wednesday.
Good buying was seen in metal and banking sectors, while selling pressure was seen in IT and capital goods sectors.
The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 22,486.73 points, was trading at 22,466.41 points in the pre-noon session, down 18.52 points or 0.08 percent from the previous day's close at 22,484.93 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 22,533.61 points and a low of 22,458.52 points in trade. The S&P BSE metal index gained 92.59 points and bankex went up by 85.47 points; while IT index dropped by 138.63 points and capital goods index slipped by 74.23 points.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading flat at 0.25 points down or 0.00 percent at 6,732.85 points.