Markets shut shop marginally in red (Second Lead)

May 5th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS  

Sensex Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Indian equities markets shut shop in the red, with a key index ending trade about 41 points lower than its previous close Monday.
The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 12,159.74 points, lost 41.79 points or 0.34 percent from the previous close to end trade at 12,092.96 points.

Similarly, the S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) lost 0.12 percent to close at 3,649.6 points.

However, broader market indices closed in positive terrain, with the BSE midcap index moving up 1.75 percent, while the BSE smallcap index gained 1.94 percent.

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