Markets start week in the greenFebruary 9th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Indian markets opened in the green Monday, with a key index starting trade higher than its last closing figure.
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensitive Index (Sensex) started at 9,359 points, higher than its 9,300.86-point close Friday. After about 10 minutes of trading, it was at 9,373.06 points, 0.78 percent or 72.2 points higher than its previous close.
At the same time, the S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was at 2,854.2 points, 0.39 percent higher than its previous close of 2,843.1.
Broader market indices like the BSE midcap index was 1.09 percent higher, while the BSE smallcap index was up 0.81 percent.