Markets close in green (Third Lead)

March 12th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS  

Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Indian equities closed in the green Thursday, with a key index ending trade 2.25 percent above its previous close.
The 30-scrip Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) sensitive index (Sensex), which opened at 8,274.78 points, ended at 8,343.75 points - an increase of 183.35 points or 2.25 percent from its previous close.

Similarly, the S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) gained 1.14 percent from its last close to shut shop at 2,602.4 points.

The BSE midcap index ended 0.43 percent higher, while the BSE smallcap index was up 0.37 percent.

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