Sensex opens on a flat noteJune 18th, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets started trade on a tepid note Thursday after having lost more than 435 points the previous session.
Within five minutes of starting trade, the benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the Sensex, which opened lower at 14,503.05 points was ruling at 14,528.89 points, 8.19 points or 0.08 percent above Wednesday’s close. It had plummeted more than 435 points the previous session.
The S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) too moved up from the opening bell, rising 0.24 percent to rule at 4,366.5 points around the same time.
However, broader market indices were doing a tad better, with the BSE midcap index ruling 0.51 percent higher and the BSE smallcap index moving up 0.2 percent.