Indian markets open in the redMarch 3rd, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Indian equities markets dipped marginally at the opening bell Tuesday with a key index 0.62 percent lower than its last closing figure.
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensitive Index (Sensex) opened at 8,583.06 points, lower than its 8,607.08 point close Monday. About 10 minutes into trade, it was at 8,553.91 points, 0.62 percent or 53.17 points lower than its previous close.
Similarly, the S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was at 2,664.4 points, 0.38 percent down from its last close of 2,674.6.
The BSE midcap index was 0.57 percent lower, while the BSE smallcap index was down 0.21 percent.