Markets close in positive terrain (Second Lead)

March 6th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS  

Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Indian equities closed in the green Friday, with a key index soaring in afternoon to end 1.56 percent higher than its previous close.
The 30-scrip Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensitive Index (Sensex), which opened at 8,103.75 points, gained 127.9 points or 1.56 percent over Thursday’s close to end at 8,325.82 points.

Similarly, the S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) went up 1.64 percent from its last close to end at 2,619.05 points.

However, broader market indices like the BSE Midcap Index closed 0.65 percent lower, while the BSE Smallcap Index was down 0.83 percent.

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