Markets slip further in afternoon trade (Lead)

January 23rd, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS  

SensexMumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Indian equities markets extended their losses Friday afternoon with a key index trading 1.79 percent lower than its previous close about an hour before close.The sensitive index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (Sensex), which started at 8,804.15 points, was ruling at 8,656.08 points, 1.79 percent or 157.76 points down from its Thursday close of 8,813.84 points.

At the same time, the S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange was at 2,667.05 points, 1.72 percent lower than its previous close of 2,713.8.

Other market indices were also down with the BSE midcap index trading 1.77 percent lower and the BSE smallcap index shedding 1.68 percent.

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