Indian equities market opens flat

April 8th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by admin  

A file-photo of Sensex

Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) The Indian equities market opened with a marginal positive gap Tuesday. The 30-share benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange, the Sensex, opened with a gain of 13.08 points at 15,770.16.

The S&P Nifty of National Stock Exchange opened at 4,760.65 points with a marginal loss of a single point from its previous close.

Other Asian markets were trading weak. Japan’s Nikkei was down 0.93 percent or 125.22 points at 13,325.01. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng slipped 0.85 percent or 209.29 points at 24,369.47. Taiwan’s Taiwan Weighted fell 0.22 percent or 18.79 points to 8,711. Singapore’s Straits Times declined 0.47 percent or 14.86 points to 3,167.06. South Korea’s Seoul Composite dropped 1.03 percent or 18.26 points to 1,755.30.

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