Markets close higher (Third Lead)

January 28th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS  

SensexMumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Indian equities markets closed higher Wednesday, with a key index gaining 2.89 percent over its previous close.The sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) ended at 9,264.23 points (provisional), up 2.89 percent or 260.15 points.

The S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) closed at 2,854.65 points, 3.01 percent higher than its Tuesday close of 2,771.35 points.

Broader market indices also closed higher with the BSE midcap index gaining 1.62 percent and the BSE smallcap going up 1.23 percent.

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