Markets close in green (Third Lead)

January 16th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS  

SensexMumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) The Indian equities markets closed positive Friday with a key index shutting shop 3.06 percent higher, almost reversing Thursday’s losses.The sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) was up 3.06 percent or 276.85 points from its previous close and ended trade at 9,323.59 points.

The Sensex opened at 9,125.65 points Friday, higher than Thursday’s close of 9,046.74.

Similarly, the broader S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) ended at 2,828.6 points, 3.36 percent above its previous close.

Other market indices like the BSE midcap index gained 0.53 percent while the smallcap index rose marginally by 0.07 percent.

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