Markets soar on opening, Sensex up 336 pointsJune 10th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets soared at opening bell Wednesday, rising more than 332 points within five minutes of trade.
The benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the Sensex, which opened at 15,168.18 points was ruling at 15,502.63 points, 336.87 points or 2.23 percent higher than Tuesday’s close.
The S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) too gained ground, moving up 1.94 percent to rule at 4,639.25 points around the same time.
Broader market indices were also ruling in the positive, with the BSE midcap index ruling 2.13 percent higher and the BSE smallcap index moving up 2.28 percent.