Markets start in positive zoneMay 11th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Trading at Indian equities markets started on a positive note Monday with a key index 83 points above its last closing figure after opening higher in the morning.
The sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) opened the day at 11,997.37 points, higher than its previous close. About 25 minutes into trade, it was at 11,960.25 points, 83.82 points or 0.71 percent higher than its previous close.
At the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the broader S&P CNX Nifty index was also in the positive terrain, rising a marginal 7.45 points to rule at 3,628.15 points.
Broader market indices rose with the BSE midcap index ruling 0.64 percent up and BSE smallcap index trading 0.88 percent higher than its previous close.