Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Indian stock market ends up 161 points


MUMBAI, (Xinhua) - Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex closed at 14994.83 points on Wednesday, up 161 points or 1.09 percent over the previous day close.

The traded value at the end of the day stood at 420 million U.S. dollars.

Sensex is the common name for the Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index. It consists of the 30 largest and most actively traded stocks, representative of various sectors, on the Bombay Stock Exchange. The base year of Sensex is 1978-79 and the base value is 100.

Editor: Gao Ying

Source : news.xinhuanet.com