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Sensex crashes 318 points at close

business Updated: Jul 10, 2009 16:59 IST
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A key index of the Indian equities markets crashed towards closing bell on Friday ending trade more than 318 points lower than its last close.

The 30-scrip benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the Sensex, which opened at 13,803.12 points, fell 318.74 points or 2.32 per cent to 13,438.72 points (provisional).

The Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) similarly closed 2.27 per cent lower at 3,988.3 points.

Broader market indices were also in the green, with the BSE midcap index up 2.6 per cent and the BSE smallcap index trading 2.47 per cent lower.