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Sensex ends with 142-point loss

business Updated: Aug 14, 2009 16:31 IST

A key index of the Indian equities markets ended on Friday at a loss of 142 points, with investors booking profits after almost a 500-point surge in the previous session.

The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened lower at 15,530.386 points, ended at 15,376.13 points (provisional), down 142.36 points or 0.92 per cent.

The Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also closed in the red, losing 35.15 points or 0.76 per cent from its previous closing figure to end at 4,569.85 points.

Broader market indices closed mixed, with the BSE midcap index ending 0.25 per cent down, while the the BSE smallcap index closed 0.23 per cent higher.