Sensex closes 291 points down

August 12th, 2008 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS  


Mumbai Aug 12 (IANS) The Indian equity markets closed in red. The 30-share benchmark of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) sensitive index (Sensex), which opened at 15,577.20 points, touched a low of 15,124.91 points before closing at 15,212.13 points. It went down by 291.79 points or 1.88 percent at the days close.

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) S & P Nifty, which opened at 4,620.95 points, closed at 4,552.25 points. It went down by 68.15 points or 1.47 percent.

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