Sensex closes 557 points down (Second Lead)

July 29th, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS  

Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Indian equity markets closed deep in the red Tuesday. The 30-share Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) sensitive index, the Sensex, which opened at 14,085.53 points, touched a low of 13,727.14 before closing at 13,791.54 points.

It went down by 557.57 points or 3.89 percent compared to its closing figure Monday.

The S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange, which opened at 4,332.2 points, closed at 4,189.85 points. It went down 142.25 points or 3.28 percent from its last close.

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