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Sensex down 100 pts as RBI policy decision looms

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The benchmark fell further by 100 points in early trade today due to selling in interest-sensitive stocks ahead of RBI's policy announcment later in the day.

The rupee's weakness against the dollar too dampened the overall mood.


The 30-share index fell 100.07 points, or 0.30 per cent, to 32,702.37, with sectoral indices of banking, auto, metal and PSU trading dropping up to 1.76 per cent.

The gauge had lost 67.28 points in the previous session.

The too shed 39.15 points, or 0.38 per cent, at 10,079.10.

Brokers said sentiment remained somewhat subdued as investors kept their positions at a low ebb amid expectation that the central may keep rates unchanged.

Major losers were SBI, Bank, Bank, Axis Bank, Ltd, Maruti Suzuki, Bajaj Auto,Hero MotoCorp, Tata Steel, Ltd and

Among the Asian bourses, Hong Kong's was down 1.12 per cent while Japan's shed 0.90 per cent. Composite Index too fell 0.61 per cent in early trade today.

The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.45 per cent lower yesterday.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 10:00 IST
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