Just in:The BSE Sensex closed the day below 9,000 mark. It shut shop with a loss of 264.55 points or 2.87 per cent at 8,965.20. NSE's Nifty finished at at 2714.40, down 73.60 points or 2.64 per cent from previous close.
BSE Midcap was down 29.85 points or 1.02 pc at 2,892.95 and Small Cap Index fell 8.26 points or 0.25 pc to 3,323.54. Nifty Midcap 50 closed 1167.10, down 2.11 pc.
04:30 PM 05/12/2008
At 2:23 pm, Bombay Stock Exchange's Sensex was at 8,951 points, down 278 points. The index touched an intra-day high of 9340.69 and a low of 9013.21. Nifty, National Stock Exchange's benchmark index was at 2,713, down 74 points.
03:01 PM 05/12/2008
Mumbai, Dec 5: Taking cues from the global markets, Indian stocks opened lower on Friday, Dec 5. National Stock Exchange's benchmark index Nifty fell 19.55 points to 2769. 45. Meanwhile Sensex, the Bombay Stock Exchange's 30 share index skid 90.21 points to 9139.54 from Thursday, Dec 4's close.
US economy fell sharply after decline in oil prices. US crude oil futures ended below $44 on Thursday, Dec 4 to hit their lowest level in nearly four years. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 215.45 points, or 2.51 per cent, at 8,376.24 and the Nasdaq Composite Index sank 46.82 points, or 3.14 per cent, at 1,445.56.
But the Asian stocks, on the other hand climbed up. The Nikkei rose 0.5 per cent, Topix was up 0.38 per cent, Hang Seng gained 2.28 per cent and Straits Times was up 1.32 per cent.
10:21 AM 05/12/2008