Indian markets slip on opening

February 26th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS  

SensexMumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian equities markets fell at opening bell Thursday with a key index ruling 0.67 percent lower than its last closing figure.
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensitive Index (Sensex) opened at 8,905.56 points, marginally higher than its 8,902.56 point close Wednesday. About 10 minutes into trade, it was at 8,842.89 points, 0.67 percent or 59.67 points lower than its previous close.

Similarly, the S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was at 2,745.65 points, 0.61 percent down from its last close of 2,762.5.

The BSE midcap index was 0.02 percent higher, while the BSE smallcap index was down 0.14 percent.

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