Sensex rises 133 points on opening

June 2nd, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS  

Sensex Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets soared soon after the opening bell Tuesday, rising over 133 points within 15 minutes.
The benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the Sensex, opened at 14,942.2 points, above Monday’s close of 14,840.6. Within 15 minutes, it had risen to 14,974.3 points, 133.7 points or 0.9 percent above the last close.

At the same time, the S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) stood at 4,558.55 points, 28.65 points above its last close.

Broader market indices were doing a tad better, with the BSE midcap index rising 1.22 percent from its previous close, while the BSE smallcap index was up 1.66 percent.

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