Market closes 615 points up

July 9th, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Sensex

Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) The Indian equities market closed with a hefty gain in Wednesday’s trading. The 30-share benchmark of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) sensitive index (Sensex) opened at 13,581.41 points, and touched a high of 13,998.48 before closing at 13,964.26 points. It went up by 614.16 points or 4.60 percent at the day’s close.

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) S & P Nifty, which opened at 3,990.90 points, closed at 4,157.10 points. It went up by 168.55 points or 4.23 percent.

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