Markets try to crawl back, Sensex still down (Second Lead)March 3rd, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Indian equities markets were trying to crawl back into the green Tuesday with a key index ruling just 0.15 percent below its last closing figure, about 90 minutes before end of trade.
The 30-scrip Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) sensitive index (Sensex), which opened at 8,583.06 points, was at 8,587.12 points, a fall of 12.84 points or 0.15 percent from its previous close.
Similarly, the S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) lost 0.06 percent from its last close to rule at 2,676.3 points.
The BSE midcap index was 0.61 percent lower, while the BSE smallcap index was down 0.42 percent.