Sensex breaches 11,000-mark (Second Lead)April 13th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Indian equities markets, which went quiet in the earlier session surged during afternoon trade Monday as a key index rose 227 points to cross the psychologically important 11,000-mark, about 45 minutes before the closing bell.
The 30-scrip Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) sensitive index (Sensex), which opened at 10,916.43 points, was trading at 11,031.01 points - a rise of 227.15 points or 2.1 percent from Thursday’s close.
Similarly, the S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) gained 2.03 percent to rule at 3,410.05 points.
Broader market indices were doing better with the BSE midcap index ruling 4.05 percent higher, while the BSE smallcap index was up 4.69 percent.