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Among stocks, Bharti Infratel fell by 7.2 per cent at Rs 202.50 per share while Bharti Airtel was down by 3.1 per cent. IndusInd Bank slipped by 3.5 per cent, State Bank of India by 1.3 per cent, Tata Motors by 2 per cent and Britannia by 1.6 per cent.

Driven by elevated food prices, the Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) for October 2019 in India combined, aggregating both rural and urban, reached 7.89 per cent as against 5.11 per cent in the previous month.

US President Donald Trump said a day earlier that a trade deal with China was close but gave no new details on when or where an agreement will be signed.

A day earlier, the BSE S&P Sensex had closed 21 points up at 40,345 while the Nifty 50 moved higher by 5 points to 11,913.

Industrial output in September contracted by 4.3 per cent from a year earlier due to poor performance in the manufacturing sector, data released by the government on Monday showed.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng index led the losses and was down by more than 1 per cent after police fired live rounds at protestors on the eastern side of Hong Kong island.

UPPCL has been maintaining comfortable coverages, both in debt service accounts (DSA) and DSRAs. For the NCD series one until October, average quarterly DSA cover was 1.05x and DSRA was 1.03x.

Piyush Goyal will have a meeting with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to discuss outstanding bilateral issues and arrive at a shared understating on a mutually beneficial basis.

MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe rose slightly to stand at 543.70 while Tokyo's Nikkei jumped 0.75 per cent to a 13-month high.