Equity markets end in the red (Second Lead)

August 4th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Sensex

Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian equity markets closed in the red Monday. The 30-share benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the Sensex, which opened at 14,594.64 points, touched a low of 14,503.51 before closing at 14,577.87. It went down by 78.82 points or 0.54 percent compared to its closing figure last Friday.

The S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange, which opened at 4,426.10 points, closed at 4,395.35. It went down by 18.20 points or 0.41 percent from its previous close.

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