Markets hold on to gains, Sensex up 250 points (Second Lead)April 29th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Indian equities markets moved further into the green Wednesday afternoon after making steady gains during earlier sessions, with a key index ruling 261.49 points higher than its last closing figure a little more than an hour before the closing bell.
The sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 11,091.56 points, rose 261.49 points or 2.36 percent from its previous close to rule at 11,304.55 points.
Similarly, the S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) gained 2.22 percent from the previous close to trade at 3,437.15 points.
The BSE midcap index gained 1.21 percent, while the BSE smallcap index was also up 1.21 percent.