Markets close in the green, Sensex up 2 percent (Third Lead)April 8th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Indian equities markets stood up against falling global bourses Wednesday as a key index shut shop almost 2 percent higher than its previous close Monday.
The 30-scrip Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) sensitive index (Sensex), which opened at 10,283.58 points, rose 207.47 points or 1.97 percent to close at 10,742.34 points (provisional).
Similarly, the S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) gained 2.77 percent from Monday’s close to end trade at 3,346.75 points.
The BSE midcap index gained 3.11 percent, while the BSE smallcap index was up 4.47 percent.