Sensex closes 300 points up (Third Lead)

August 1st, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS  

Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Indian equity markets made up their losses Friday afternoon to close well in the green. The 30-share benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the Sensex, which opened at 14,064.26 points, touched a high of 14,682.33 before closing at 14,656.69. It went up by 300.94 points or 2.10 percent compared to its closing figure Thursday.

The S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange, which opened at 4,331.60 points, closed at 4,413.55 points. It went up by 80.60 points or 1.86 percent from its previous close.

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