Equities markets open with an upswing

May 23rd, 2008 - 11:56 am ICT by admin  

A file-photo of Sensex

Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) The Indian equities markets opened with a positive gap Friday. The 30-share benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange, the Sensex, opened with a gain of 51.69 points at 16,958.80.

The S&P Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange opened at 5,026.55 points with a marginal gain of 1.10 points compared to its previous close.

Other Asian markets were trading mixed.

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