Markets close on a high (Third Lead)

January 14th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS  

SensexMumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) The Indian equities markets wrapped up trade on a high Wednesday though profit booking ensued towards closing time, with a key index closing about 3.3 percent above its previous close.The sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) shut shop at 9,370.49 points, 3.3 percent or 299.13 points higher than its previous close.

The broader S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also closed higher at 2,835.3 points, up 90.35 points or 3.29 percent.

Other market indices like the BSE midcap index gained 1.9 percent while the smallcap index rose 1.26 percent.

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