Sensex moves up further in afternoon trade (Second Lead)June 5th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets climbed further Friday afternoon to rule 236 points higher about an hour before the closing bell.
The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 15,040.24 points, was ruling at 15,236.17 points - 236.47 points or 1.58 percent above Thursday’s close.
The S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) followed the Sensex to rule in the positive terrain, rising 1.07 percent to 4,621.35 points.
Broader market indices were also in the green, with the BSE midcap index gaining 1.3 percent and the BSE smallcap index trading 1.2 percent higher.