Indian markets slip, Sensex drops marginallyFebruary 27th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Indian equities markets fell at opening bell Friday with a key index ruling 0.43 percent lower than its last closing figure.
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensitive Index (Sensex) opened at 8,944.11 points, marginally lower than its 8,954.86 point close Thursday. About 10 minutes into trade, it was at 8,915.97 points, 0.43 percent or 32.24 points lower than its previous close.
Similarly, the S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was at 2,772.30 points, 0.48 percent down from its last close of 2,785.65.
The BSE midcap index was 0.11 percent higher, while the BSE smallcap index was up 0.43 percent.