Markets close in the green (Third Lead)February 26th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian equities markets closed just about in the green Thursday, with a key index ending trade 0.59 percent higher than its previous close.
The 30-scrip Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensitive Index (Sensex), which opened at 8,905.56 points, pulled its shutters at 8,954.86 points, up 0.59 percent or 52.3 points.
The S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) closed at 2,789.55 points, 0.98 percent higher than its last close of 2,762.5 points.
The BSE midcap index was 0.09 percent higher, while the BSE smallcap index was down 0.7 percent.