Markets pull down shutters in red (Third Lead)March 9th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Indian equities markets closed in the red Monday, with a key index ending trade almost 2 percent below its previous close.
The 30-scrip Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) sensitive index (Sensex), which opened at 8,259.22 points, ended at 8,160.4 points - a fall of 165.42 points or 1.99 percent from its previous close.
Similarly, the S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) lost 1.62 percent from its last close to shut shop at 2,577.75 points.
The BSE midcap index closed 1.27 percent lower, while the BSE smallcap index was down 1.55 percent.