The Sensex is at 22858, lower by 20 points and the Nifty is at 6837, dowen three points.
Brokers have asked for longer session on Friday, additional session on Saturday
Nearly 68% of total population of West Bengal resides in rural areas, according to last census
Unseasonal rainfalls, hailstorms hit the crop badly
Markets will remain closed today on account of voting for the general elections in Mumbai constituencies