Volatility rife, Sensex zigzags to green (Second Lead)June 19th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets bounced back into the green about 45 minutes before the closing bell Friday after slipping into the negative, and was ruling 104 points above the previous day’s close.
The benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the Sensex, which opened at 14,321.98 points, was trading at 14,370.28 points - 104.75 points or 0.73 percent higher than Thursday’s close.
Similarly, the S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) gained 0.21 percent to stand at 4,260.45 points.
Broader market indices were mixed - the BSE midcap index rising 0.19 percent from its previous close, while the BSE smallcap index slid 0.54 percent.