Sensex closes 370 points in red (Second Lead)April 28th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Indian equities were down in the dumps Tuesday, with a key index losing 370 points over its previous close as investors booked profits across sectors.
The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 11,371.34 points, fell 370 points or 3.25 percent from the previous close to end trade at 11,001.75 points.
However, the S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) shed 3.17 percent to close at 3,360.1 points.
Broader market indices also ended in the red, with the BSE midcap index moving down 3.73 percent and the BSE smallcap index closing 3.45 percent lower.