Markets soar on opening, Sensex up 2.7 percentApril 6th, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Indian equities markets opened in the green Monday, with a key index trading about 2.75 percent higher than its last closing figure.
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensitive Index (Sensex) opened at 10,521.78 points, higher than its 10,348.83 point close Thursday. About 10 minutes into trade, it was at 10,633.12 points, 2.75 percent or 284.29 points above its previous close.
The S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was at 3,292.35 points, 2.53 percent higher than its last close of 3,211.05.
The BSE midcap index was ruling 2.43 percent higher than its previous close, while the BSE smallcap index was up 2.18 percent.