Sensex closes 100 points down (Second Lead)

July 16th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS  

Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Indian equity markets closed in the red Wednesday. The 30-share benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the Sensex, which opened at 12,740.78 points, touched a low of 12,514.02 before closing at 12,575.80. It went down by 100.39 points or 0.79 percent compared to its closing figure Tuesday.

The S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange, which opened at 3,861.55 points, closed at 3,816.70. It went down by 44.40 points or 1.15 percent from its previous close.

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