Markets open in the greenApril 29th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Indian equities markets opened in positive terrain Wednesday, with a key index trading 196.3 points above its last closing figure.
The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) opened at 11,091.56 points, higher than its 11,001.75 points close Tuesday. After about 20 minutes of trading, it was at 11,198.05 points, 1.78 percent or 196.3 points higher than its previous close.
Similarly, the S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was at 3,414.85 points, 1.57 percent higher than its previous close.
Broader indices were also ruling positive, with the BSE midcap index up 1.18 percent, and the BSE smallcap index ruling 0.95 percent higher than its previous close.