Markets on uptrend in afternoon tradeMay 28th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) Indian equities markets continued to be on an uptrend Thursday afternoon, with a key index trading 206 points higher than its previous close nearly 70 minutes before the closing bell.
The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 14,112.04 points, was ruling 206 points or 1.46 percent higher at 14,316.22 points.
Similarly, the S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE), gained 1.02 percent from its previous close and was trading at 4,319.65 points.
Broader market indices were also ruling in the green, with the BSE midcap index gaining one percent and the BSE smallcap index trading 0.64 percent higher.