Markets open in the redApril 1st, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Indian equities markets opened in the red Wednesday, with a key index trading about 1.12 percent lower than its last closing figure.
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensitive Index (Sensex) opened at 9,745.77 points, higher than its 9,708.5 point close Tuesday. About 10 minutes into trade, it was at 9,599.66 points, 1.12 percent or 108.84 points below its previous close.
The S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was at 2,982 points, 1.29 percent lower than its last close of 3,020.95.
However, the BSE midcap index was ruling 0.38 percent higher than its previous close, while the BSE smallcap index was up 0.5 percent.