Live: Pre-Market Trade Suggests Tepid Start; Rupee Opens Lower
Indian equity benchmarks opened lower, extending declines for the second consecutive trading session.
The S&P BSE Sensex fell 0.18 percent to 40,253 and the NSE Nifty 50 fell 0.22 percent to 11,881.60. The broader markets represented by the NSE Nifty 500 Index fell 0.19 percent.
The market breadth, however, was tilted in favour of buyers. About 729 stocks advanced and 619 shares declined on National Stock Exchange.
Nine out of 11 sectoral gauges compiled by NSE traded lower, led by the NSE Nifty Pharma Index’s 1.25 percent fall. On the flipside, the NSE Nifty FMCG Index was the top sectoral gainer, up 0.25 percent.03:53 AM
Shares of Nestle India fell as much as 1.5 percent to Rs 14,260 after the company announced September quarter results.
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