Indian equities end with marginal gain

April 2nd, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by admin  

A file-photo of Sensex
(Second Lead)

Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) The Indian equities market ended Wednesday with a marginal gain after starting the day on a firm note. The Sensex, the 30-share benchmark of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), opened at 16,023.30 points and notched a high of 16,236.70 before closing at 15,750.40 points. It went up by 123.98 points or 0.79 percent compared to Tuesday’s close.

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) S&P Nifty, which opened at 4,741.40 points, closed at 4,754.20, after touching the day’s high of 4,916.75. It closed 14.63 points or 0.13 percent higher, compared to its previous close.

Infosys, ICICI Bank, HDFC, Satyam Computer and TCS were among the gainers on the Indian bourses Wednesday. Reliance Energy, Tata Steel, BHEL and ITC were among the losers.

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