Sensex opens at fresh peak; succumbs to profit-booking in early trade

Updated: few hours ago

Mumbai, Aug 5 (PTI) Equity benchmark Sensex opened over 200 points higher on Thursday, but soon pared its initial gains on profit-booking and was trading in the negative territory amid a mixed trend in global markets.

After opening at its lifetime peak of 54,576.64, the 30-share index turned flat, slipping 8.33 points or 0.02 per cent to 54,361.44.