The market has opened flat reacting to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s comments on rate hikes. The Sensex is up 39.01 points or 0.1 percent at 27821.26, and the Nifty is up 11.20 points or 0.1 percent at 8583.75. About 172 shares have advanced, 93 shares declined, and 17 shares are unchanged.
Equity Market Tips OPENING BELL
SENSEX UP + 45.01 @ 27827.26,
NIFTY FUTURE DOWN – 15.10 @ 8609.90,
BANK NIFTY FUTURE DOWN – 2.55 @ 19315.00,
USD/INR – 67.14.
Tata Motors, L&T, Cipla, Sun Pharma and Asian Paints are top gainers while Adani Ports, Lupin, Bharti, SBI and Axis are losers in the Sensex.
The Indian rupee opened lower by 8 paise at 67.14 per dollar versus 67.06 Friday.