Markets continue gaining streak, Sensex up 329 points (Lead)May 29th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) Indian equities markets continued their upward movement for the third consecutive day Friday, with a key index ending trade over 329 points higher than its previous close.
The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 14,319.87 points, rose 329.24 points or 2.2 percent to close at 14,625.25 points.
The S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) followed the Sensex to end in the green, gaining 2.51 percent to close at 4,446.1 points.
Broader market indices closed marginally higher, with the BSE midcap index ending trade 2.46 percent up, and the BSE smallcap index gaining 3.01 percent.