Sensex falls over 100 pts; Sun Pharma rallies 5 pc

DN Bureau

Market benchmark BSE Sensex dropped over 100 points in early trade on Wednesday dragged by losses in index heavyweights HDFC twins, RIL, ITC and TCS amid tepid global cues.

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Mumbai: Market benchmark BSE Sensex dropped over 100 points in early trade on Wednesday dragged by losses in index heavyweights HDFC twins, RIL, ITC and TCS amid tepid global cues.

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After opening marginally higher, the 30-share index slipped into the negative terrain to trade 113.84 points, or 0.28 per cent, lower at 40,134.39. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty fell 32.60 points, or 0.27 per cent, to 11,884.60.

In the previous session, the 30-share Sensex settled 53.73 points, or 0.13 per cent, lower at 40,248.23. The Nifty too slipped 24.10 points, or 0.20 per cent, to close at 11,917.20.

On the currency front, the rupee depreciated 9 paise against the US dollar to trade at 70.78 in early session.

Also Read: Rupee gains 4 paise against US dollar in early trade

Brent futures, the global oil benchmark, fell 0.64 per cent to USD 62.56 per barrel. (PTI)

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