Markets close in the red (Third Lead)

January 29th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS  

SensexMumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Indian equities markets shut shop in negative terrain Thursday, with a key index falling 0.64 percent from its previous close.The sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) was at 9,198.42 points (provisional), down 0.64 percent or 59.05 points. It had opened at 9,334.47 points, higher than its Wednesday close of 9,257.47 points.

At the same time, the S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) closed at 2,807.8 points, 1.46 percent lower than its previous close of 2,849.5.

Broader market indices were also down with the BSE midcap index ending trade 0.54 percent lower and BSE smallcap falling 0.07 percent.

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