Mumbai: Equity benchmarks Senssex and Nifty opened in a volatile note on Thursday, tracking the weaknesses of the index’s heavyweight Reliance Industries, SBI and ICICI Bank in a mixed trend in the global market.
The 30 shares of Sensex were trading at 57,793.24, which was 13.25 points or 0.02 percent lower. Similarly, Nifty fell 8.45 points or 0.05 percent to 17,205.15.
Bajaj Finserv was the biggest loser in the Sensex pack, down about 1.5%, followed by M & M, Axis Bank, Sun Pharma, L & T, Reliance, SBI and ICICI Bank.
Meanwhile, Wipro, PowerGrid, Dr Reddy’s, Tech Mahindra and Titan were among the winners.
In the previous session, the 30-share index fell 90.99 points (0.16%) to settle at 57,806.49. And the wider Nifty closed at 17,213.60, down 19.65 points or 0.11 percent.
Elsewhere in Asia, the Shanghai and Hong Kong stock exchanges were trading profitably during the session, while Seoul and Tokyo were losing money.
Meanwhile, Brent crude, the international oil benchmark, rose 0.25% to US $ 79.41 per barrel.
Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) were net sellers of the capital markets as they offloaded stocks worth 975.23 rupees on Wednesday, according to stock exchange data.
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