Markets open in green zone

May 13th, 2008 - 12:04 pm ICT by admin  


Mumbai May 13 (IANS) The Indian equities market Tuesday opened in the green zone tracking favourable cues from Asian markets. The 30-share benchmark sensitive index of the Bombay Stock Exchange opened with a gain of 104.68 points or 0.62 percent at 17,008.03.

The S&P Nifty of the National Stock Exchange opened at 5,008.60 points with a gain of nearly 4.05 points.

Asian markets, barring Shanghai Composite, were trading higher.

While Hang Seng was up 8.26 points or 0.03 percent at 25,071.43 points, Jakarta Composite was up 0.71 percent or 16.84 points at 2,394.84 points. Nikkei 225 Average rose 0.64 percent or 88.49 points at 13,831.85 points. Straits Times gained 0.28 percent or 8.94 points at 3,189.10 points. Seoul Composite rose 0.05 percent or 0.90 points at 1,824.60 points. Taiwan Weighted was up 125.91 points or 1.43 percent at 8,955.96 points.

Shanghai Composite fell 49.42 points or 1.36 percent at 3,577.56 points.

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