Sensex ends in red after breaching 15,000-mark (Third Lead)June 3rd, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets shut shop in the red Wednesday, slipping 30 points from its last close. It had earlier breached the 15,000-mark.
The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 14,902.62 points, ended at 14,845.56 points (provisional) - 29.35 points or 0.2 percent below Tuesday’s close.
The S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) followed the Sensex, ending trade at 4,520.9 points, a marginal loss of 0.1 percent.
Broader market indices again did better, with the BSE midcap index gaining 1.47 percent and the BSE smallcap index ending 1.99 percent up.