Equities markets end deep in the red (Third Lead)

May 26th, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by admin  

A file-photo of Sensex

Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) The Indian equities markets closed deep in the red Monday. The 30-share benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the Sensex, opened at 16,468.32 points and touched a high of 16,498.24 before closing at 16,348.50 points. It went down by 301.14 points or 1.81 percent compared to its closing figure Friday.

The S&P Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange, which opened at 4,953.60 points, closed at 4,875.05 points. It went down by 1.45 percent from its previous close.

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