Market closes 500 points down

July 1st, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Sensex

Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) The Indian equities market again closed deep in red Tuesday. The 30-share benchmark of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) sensitive index (Sensex) opened at 13,480.02 points, touched a low of 12,904.09 before closing at 12,961.68 points. It went down by 499.92 points or 3.71 percent at the days close.

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) S & P Nifty, which opened at 4039.75 points, closed at 3896.75 points. It went down by 143.80 points or 3.56 percent.

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