Markets claw into green in afternoon trade (Second Lead)April 1st, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Indian equities markets swung back into the green about 90 minutes before end of trade Wednesday after being in the red since the opening bell. A key index was ruling 0.86 percent higher than its previous close around this time.
The 30-scrip Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) sensitive index (Sensex), which opened at 9,745.77 points, was trading at 9,791.75 points - a rise of 83.25 points or 0.86 percent from Tuesday’s close.
Similarly, the S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE), gained 0.44 percent to rule at 3,034.2 points.
The BSE midcap index was ruling 1.42 percent higher, while the BSE smallcap index was up 2.36 percent.