Sensex closes 536 points up (Second Lead)

July 17th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS  

Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Indian equity markets closed with a huge gain Thursday. The 30-share benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the Sensex, which opened at 12,909.57 points, touched a high of 13,150.35 before closing at 13,111.85. It went up by 536.05 points or 4.26 percent compared to its closing figure Wednesday.

The S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange, which opened at 3,823.15 points, closed at 3,947.20. It went up by 130.50 points or 3.42 percent from its previous close.

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