Markets volatile, Sensex up 1 percent (Second Lead)April 9th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Indian equities markets, which were fluctuating between negative and positive terrains during earlier sessions, climbed back into the green Thursday afternoon, with a key index ruling almost 1 percent higher than its last closing figure.
The 30-scrip Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) sensitive index (Sensex), which opened at 10,876.15 points, was trading at 10,847.8 points - a rise of 105.46 points or 0.98 percent from Wedenesday’s close.
Similarly, the S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) gained 0.5 percent to rule at 3,362.05 points.
Broader market indices were doing better with the BSE midcap index ruling 1.85 percent higher, while the BSE smallcap index was up 1.85 percent.