Sensex slips 400 points, all sectors in red
Mumbai: Indian equity market benchmarks have opened the week in a weak note with BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty trading below 1% on weak global cues.
While, the BSE Sensex was hovering around 57300, while Nifty 50 index has slipped below 17150 level.
Index heavyweights such as Reliance Industries Ltd, HDFC Bank, Housing Development Finance Corporation, Infosys, and ICICI Bank, among others contributed the most to indices fall. On the flip side, Dr Redyy’s Laboratories, NTPC, Power Grid Corporation of India, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), and IndusInd Bank were top Sensex gainers.
Indian rupee opened 17 paise higher at 74.49 per dollar on Monday versus Friday’s close of 74.66.