BSE, NSE, forex markets closed on account of 'Ganesh Chaturthi'

Written by Agencies | Mumbai | Updated: Aug 29 2014, 16:48pm hrs
BSE SensexIndian stock markets remains closed on Friday on account of 'Ganesh Chaturthi'.
Indian stock, bond and currency markets remained closed on Friday for a local holiday. Trading will resume on Monday.

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the National Stock Exchange (NSE), Forex, Money and all commodity markets, including bullion and oils & oilseeds, remained closed today on account of 'Ganesh Chaturthi'.

On Thursday, the BSE index rose 0.29 percent after earlier hitting a record high of 26,674.38. The NSE index rose 0.23 percent.

The rupee weakened to 60.4950/5050 per dollar versus Wednesday's 60.45/46 close.

The benchmark 10-year bond yield closed steady at 8.56 percent.