Markets down, key index sheds 241 points (Third Lead)

December 23rd, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS  

SensexMumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) Indian equities markets were subdued Tuesday, with a key index losing 2.43 percent (provisionally) over Monday’s close.The sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) closed trading at 9,686.75 points amid continued selling, a fall of 241.6 points or 2.43 percent from its previous close of 9,928.35 points.

S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also going through a slump, closing 2.37 percent lower at 2,967.15 points.

Broader Market indices also fell with the midcap index going down 2.51 percent and the smallcap index shedding 2.5 percent over its previous close.

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