Equity markets close in the green (Second Lead)

August 8th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Sensex

Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Indian equity markets closed in the green Friday. The 30-share benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the Sensex, which opened at 15,036.57 points, touched a high of 15,228.82 before closing at 15,167.82. It went up by 50.57 points or 0.33 percent compared to its closing figure Thursday.

The S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange, which opened at 4,518.35 points, closed at 4,529.50. It went up by 5.65 points or 0.12 percent from its previous close.

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