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Markets close in green, Sensex gains 317 points

Buoyed by the government's second stimulus package, Indian equities markets closed in the green Monday. A key index ended trade 3.36 per cent higher than its previous close at 10,275.6 points.

business Updated: Jan 05, 2009 17:31 IST

Buoyed by the government's second stimulus package announced Friday, Indian equities markets closed in the green Monday. A key index ended trade 3.36 per cent higher than its previous close.

The sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) closed at 10,275.6 points (provisional), up 3.19 percent or 317.38 points from its previous close of 9,958.22 points.

The broader S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) gained 2.69 per cent to close at 3,128.6 points.

Broader market indices like the BSE midcap index was up 1.78 percent, while the smallcap index closed 1.21 percent higher.