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Sensex trades firm in afternoon


Mumbai : Indian equities were trading in the green Wednesday afternoon, with a key index ruling 140 points higher than its previous close.

At 1.31 p.m., the sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened higher at 16,498.59 points, was up 140.54 points or 0.85 percent at 16,594.99 points.

Around the same time, the S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also in the positive terrain at 4,932.85, up 0.83 percent.

Broader market indices were also in the green, with the BSE midcap index trading 1.11 percent higher. The BSE smallcap index was up 0.91 percent.