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MARKET: Sensex tanks 714 pts on global cues, state poll outcome uncertainty

Among sectoral indices, the Nifty Bank index settled 1.9 per cent lower weighed by Axis Bank, Punjab National Bank and ICICI Bank.

SI Reporter  |  New Delhi 

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Stock broker reacts as they watch the share prices of BSE sensex in Mumbai. Photo: Kamlesh Pednekar

The benchmark indices settled around 2 per cent lower on Monday following a sell-off in the global and due to uncertainty over the outcome of state assembly elections, due on Tuesday.

Exit polls, which came on Friday, predicted a tight finish between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh and a win for the opposition party in Rajasthan. READ MORE HERE

The S&P BSE ended at 34,960, down 714 points or 2 per cent, while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,488, down 205 points or 1.92 per cent.

Among sectoral indices, the Bank index settled 1.9 per cent lower weighed by Axis Bank, Punjab National Bank and ICICI Bank. The IT index, too, fell 1.7 per cent dragged by Infibeam Avenues, Infosys and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).

In the broader market, both the S&P BSE Midcap index and S&P BSE SmallCap index settled 1.8 per cent lower each to 14,446 and 13,846 levels respectively.

Weak rupee

The traded on a weak note slipping to 71.44 against the US dollar in intra-day trade on Monday, down from its previous close of 70.82.

Global Markets

Losses in global stock snowballed on Monday, with US equity futures and Asian shares sliding on worries over slowing growth and fears that a rise in tensions between Washington and Beijing could torpedo chances of a trade deal.

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slid 1.5 per cent to a near three-week low. The Shanghai Composite Index retreated 0.6 per cent. Australian stocks lost 2.2 per cent, brushing the lowest level since December 2016, and South Korea's KOSPI fell 1 per cent. Japan's Nikkei shed 2.1 per cent.
 
Oil Prices

Brent rose on Monday after producer club and some non-affiliated suppliers last Friday agreed to a supply cut from January.

International Brent futures were at $62.02 per barrel, up 35 cents, or 0.6 per cent, from their last close.  US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were weaker, however, dropping 12 cents from their last settlement to $52.59 per barrel, weighed by surging US output as the booming American oil industry is not taking part in the announced cuts.

(With Reuters input)

MARKET: Sensex tanks 714 pts on global cues, state poll outcome uncertainty

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Among sectoral indices, the Nifty Bank index settled 1.9 per cent lower weighed by Axis Bank, Punjab National Bank and ICICI Bank.

The benchmark indices settled around 2 per cent lower on Monday following a sell-off in the global and due to uncertainty over the outcome of state assembly elections, due on Tuesday.

Exit polls, which came on Friday, predicted a tight finish between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh and a win for the opposition party in Rajasthan. READ MORE HERE

The S&P BSE ended at 34,960, down 714 points or 2 per cent, while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,488, down 205 points or 1.92 per cent.

Among sectoral indices, the Bank index settled 1.9 per cent lower weighed by Axis Bank, Punjab National Bank and ICICI Bank. The IT index, too, fell 1.7 per cent dragged by Infibeam Avenues, Infosys and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).

In the broader market, both the S&P BSE Midcap index and S&P BSE SmallCap index settled 1.8 per cent lower each to 14,446 and 13,846 levels respectively.

Weak rupee

The traded on a weak note slipping to 71.44 against the US dollar in intra-day trade on Monday, down from its previous close of 70.82.

Global Markets

Losses in global stock snowballed on Monday, with US equity futures and Asian shares sliding on worries over slowing growth and fears that a rise in tensions between Washington and Beijing could torpedo chances of a trade deal.

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slid 1.5 per cent to a near three-week low. The Shanghai Composite Index retreated 0.6 per cent. Australian stocks lost 2.2 per cent, brushing the lowest level since December 2016, and South Korea's KOSPI fell 1 per cent. Japan's Nikkei shed 2.1 per cent.
 
Oil Prices

Brent rose on Monday after producer club and some non-affiliated suppliers last Friday agreed to a supply cut from January.

International Brent futures were at $62.02 per barrel, up 35 cents, or 0.6 per cent, from their last close.  US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were weaker, however, dropping 12 cents from their last settlement to $52.59 per barrel, weighed by surging US output as the booming American oil industry is not taking part in the announced cuts.

(With Reuters input)

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