Equity markets end with marginal gain (Third Lead)

May 21st, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by admin  

A file-photo of Sensex

Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Indian equities markets closed with a marginal gain Wednesday. The 30-share benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the Sensex, opened at 17,065.61 points and touched a high of 17,293.34 before closing at 17,243.16. It went up by 12.98 points at the day’s close or 0.08 percent, compared to its close Tuesday.

The S&P Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange, which opened at 5,105.70 points, closed at 5,117.65 points. It went up by 12.70 points or 0.25 percent from its previous close.

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