Quiet start to Indian equitiesFebruary 10th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) It was a quiet start to trade in Indian equities markets Tuesday with a key index starting marginally higher than its last closing figure.
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensitive Index (Sensex) started at 9,589.95 points, higher than its 9,583.89-point close Monday. About 10 minutes into trade, it was at 9,607.73 points, 0.25 percent or 23.84 points higher than its previous close.
At the same time, the S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was at 2,922.05 points, 0.07 percent higher than its previous close of 2,919.9.
The BSE midcap index was 0.58 percent higher, while the BSE smallcap index was up 0.52 percent.