Indian markets open marginally higherMarch 4th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Indian equities markets started trade slightly higher Wednesday, with a key index 0.57 percent up from its last closing figure.
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensitive Index (Sensex) opened at 8,473.25 points, higher than its 8,427.29 point close Tuesday. About 10 minutes into trade, it was at 8,475.11 points, 0.57 percent or 47.82 points higher than its previous close.
Similarly, the S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was at 2,635.05 points, 0.58 percent up from its last close of 2,622.4.
The BSE midcap index was 0.72 percent higher, while the BSE smallcap index was up 0.34 percent.