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Markets closed for Shivratri, trading resumes on Tuesday

Markets closed for Shivratri, trading resumes on Tuesday
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First Published: Mon, Feb 23 2009. 10 31 AM IST
Updated: Mon, Feb 23 2009. 10 31 AM IST
Mumbai: Indian stock, bond and currency markets are closed on Monday for a local holiday(Shivratri). Trading resumes on Tuesday.
On Friday, the 30-share BSE index fell 2.21% to 8,843.21, its lowest close since 22 January, and registered its biggest weekly fall since October.
The partially convertible rupee ended at Rs49.72/74 per dollar on Friday, 0.2% weaker than Thursday’s close of Rs49.62/63. The unit had its biggest weekly fall since the end of December.
A strike by central bank employees disrupted bond trading on Friday. On Thursday, the yield on the most-traded paper, the 8.24% 2018 bond, ended at 6.42%.
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First Published: Mon, Feb 23 2009. 10 31 AM IST
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