Markets slip at opening bell

Mumbai, April 15 (Inditop) Indian equities markets slipped at opening bell Wednesday, with a key index trading about 1.08 percent below its last closing figure.

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensitive Index (Sensex) opened at 10,805.14 points, lower than its 10,967.22 point close Monday. About 10 minutes into trade, it was at 10,848.99 points, 1.08 percent or 118.23 points lower than its previous close.

The S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was at 3,349.6 points, 0.98 percent lower than its last close of 3,382.6.

However, broader indices were doing well with the BSE midcap index ruling 1.28 percent higher than its previous close, while the BSE smallcap index was up 1.58 percent.