Markets open in the greenMarch 16th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Indian equities markets opened in the green Monday, with a key index ruling 0.19 percent higher than its last closing figure.
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensitive Index (Sensex) opened at 8,793.89 points, higher than its 8,756.61 point close Friday. About 15 minutes into trade, it was at 8,772.70 points, 0.19 percent or 16.38 points higher than its previous close.
Similarly, the S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was at 2,723.25 points, 0.15 percent up from its last close of 2,719.25.
The BSE midcap index was ruling 0.93 percent higher than its previous close, while the BSE smallcap index was also up 0.74 percent.