Indian equities market opens in green

April 17th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by admin  


Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) The Indian equities market Thursday opened with a positive gap tracking strong Asian cues. The 30-share benchmark sensitive index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) opened with a gain of 90.35 points at 16,288.76.

At the same time, the S&P Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) opened at 4,890.60 with a marginal gain of three points compared to its previous close.

Asian markets were trading higher. Japan’s Nikkei advanced 2.33 percent or 306.10 points at 13,452.23. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng rose 1.69 percent or 402.41 points at 24,280.76. Taiwan’s Taiwan Weighted added 0.67 percent or 60.09 points at 9,127.13. Singapore’s Straits Times surged 1.80 percent or 55.58 points at 3,143.07. South Korea’s Seoul Composite gained 1.13 percent or 19.87 points at 1,778.43.

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