Market opens in green in line with Asian peers

April 24th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by admin  


Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) The Indian equities market opened Thursday in green tracking strong Asian markets, which were running higher. The 30-share benchmark sensitive index of the Bombay Stock Exchange opened with a gain of 127.66 points at 16,796.26. The S&P Nifty of the National Stock Exchange opened at 5,022.90 points with a marginal gain of 0.10 points compared to its previous close.

Asian markets were trading higher. Japan’s Nikkei advanced 0.38 percent or 51.71 points at 13,630.87. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng surged 2.06 percent or 521.49 points at 25,810.73. Taiwan’s Taiwan Weighted rose 0.48 percent or 42.81 points at 9,051.30. Singapore’s Straits Times was up 1.18 percent or 37.61 points at 3,231.45. South Korea’s Seoul Composite added 0.43 percent or 7.70 points at 1,808.49.

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