A benchmark index of Indian equities markets on Tuesday closed above the 16,000-mark amid rupee volatility and eurozone concern. Realty, FMCG and consumer durable stocks fell on profit-booking by risk-weary investors.
The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 16,065.37 points closed at 16,020.64 points, up 0.20 per cent or 32.24 points from its previous close of 15,988.40 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 16,138.29 points and a low of 15,979.77 in intra-day trade. The BSE midcap index rose 19.23 points while the smallcap index rose 12.79 points.