Markets in the green after weak start

February 18th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS  

SensexMumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Indian equities were in the green Wednesday with a key index ruling a marginal 0.3 percent higher than its last closing figure.
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensitive Index (Sensex) opened at 8,939.38 points, lower than its 9,035 point close Tuesday. About 10 minutes into trade, it was at 9,062.47 points, 0.3 percent or 27.47 points higher than its previous close.

At the same time, the S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was at 2,782.85 points, 0.45 percent up from its last close of 2,770.5.

The BSE midcap index was 0.12 percent higher, while the BSE smallcap index was down 0.04 percent.

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