Equity markets in the green early afternoon (Lead)

July 28th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Sensex

Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Indian equity markets were in the green early Monday afternoon. Capital goods, realty and power stocks were in demand. At 12:30 p.m., the 30-share benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the Sensex, was at 14,392.90, up 117.96 points or 0.83 percent from its closing figure Friday. It had touched a high of 14,403.65 points earlier Monday.

At the same time the broader based S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange was up by 35.25 points to 4,347.10.

The market breadth was positive. On BSE, 1,598 shares advanced, 699 declined and 68 remained unchanged.

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