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Indian markets closed on Friday for holiday

business Updated: Nov 09, 2007 13:50 IST

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Indian bond and currency markets are closed on Friday for Diwali, while stock markets will be open for a one-hour special trading session between 6 pm-7 pm (1230 GMT-1330 GMT).

Normal trading resumes on Monday.

On Thursday, the benchmark 30-share index BSE ended down 1.2 per cent or 230.90 points at 19,058.93, with 22 components in the negative zone, after sliding nearly 2 per cent at one stage.

The 10-year bond yield ended at 7.93 per cent on Thursday, above Wednesday's close of 7.90 per cent.

The partially convertible rupee ended at 39.325/335 per dollar, lower from 39.30/31 at Wednesday's close.

(Reporting by Saikat Chatterjee, Editing by Mark Williams)