The benchmark BSE Sensex retreated
from record levels to trade lower by 56 points in early
session today as realty, auto, healthcare and metal stocks
fell after participants booked profits.
The 30-share index fell by 56.19 points or 0.17 per cent
to 32,577.45 in early trading. It had opened higher at
32,654.41 and advanced to a high of 32,659.32 in opening
The gauge garnered 799.65 points in the previous three
days to scale all-time high of 32,633.64 after touching
intra-day record of 32,687.32 yesterday.
The wider Nifty of NSE too slipped from record by falling
8.80 points or 0.09 per cent to 10,222.05 after touching a
high of 10,239.25 at the outset.
Fresh weakness in the rupee against the dollar and
continued foreign fund outflows dampened the sentiment,
Among major Sensex losers, Tata Motors, ONGC, M&M,
Infosys, Dr Reddy's, Cipla, HDFC Bank, HDFC Ltd and Tata
fell up to 1.11 per cent, dragging the index into the negative
In the Asian region, Japan's Nikkei rose 0.17 per cent,
Shanghai Composite Index up 0.06 Per cent and Hong Kong's Hang
Seng gained 0.14 per cent in their early deals.
The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.37 per cent
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