Sensex, Nifty start on tepid note on weak global cues

DN Bureau

Market benchmarks Sensex and Nifty started on a cautious note on Wednesday as weakness in global equities led by uncertainty over US-China trade deal and political unrest in Hong Kong kept investors on edge.

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Mumbai: Market benchmarks Sensex and Nifty started on a cautious note on Wednesday as weakness in global equities led by uncertainty over US-China trade deal and political unrest in Hong Kong kept investors on edge.

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After jumping over 100 points in opening session, the 30-share index pared gains to trade 19.98 points, or 0.05 per cent, higher at 40,365.06. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty advanced 9.40 points, or 0.07 per cent, to 11,922.85.

Market is now awaiting cues from consumer price inflation data, which is scheduled to be released later in the day.

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On the currency front, the rupee also depreciated 19 paise (intra-day) against the US dollar to trade at 71.66 in early session.(PTI)













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