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Sensex falls; North Korea tensions weigh


By Vishal SridharREUTERS - Indian shares fell on Friday, tracking Asian markets lower, as geopolitical tensions following another missile launch by North Korea dampened sentiment and as profit taking was seen in recent outperformers such as banks and pharma stocks. Asian shares ex-Japan and U.S. stock futures dipped after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, demonstrating the reclusive state's defiance in the face of intensifying sanctions. "The market sentiment is subdued following (North Korea's) missile launch and also consolidation seems to be ...

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First Published: Fri, September 15 2017. 11:54 IST