Sensex closes 523 points up (Third Lead)

July 18th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS  

Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Indian equity markets closed with a huge gain Friday. The 30-share benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the Sensex, which opened at 13,234.53 points, touched a high of 13,684.27 before closing at 13,635.40 points. It went up by 523.55 points or 3.99 percent compared to its closing figure Thursday.

The S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange, which opened at 3,962.95 points, closed at 4,092.25. It went up by 145.05 points or 3.67 percent from its previous close.

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