Sensex opens in the green, up 42 points

June 24th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS  

Sensex Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets started trade in the green Wednesday, rising more than 42 points within five minutes of the opening bell.
The benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the Sensex, which opened higher at 14,376.82 points was ruling at 14,366.98 points, 42.97 points or 0.3 percent above Tuesday’s close.

The S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) too moved up from the opening bell, rising 0.45 percent to rule at 4,266.3 points around the same time.

Broader market indices also rose, with the BSE midcap index ruling 0.72 percent higher and the BSE smallcap index moving up 0.86 percent.

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