Key Indian equity indices open lower

Written by October 25, 2018 12:11

New Delhi: The key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened lower.

Sensitive Index

The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which had closed at 34,033.96 points on Wednesday, opened lower at 33,778.60 points on Thursday.

Bombay Stock Exchange building

Minutes into trading, it was quoting at 33,715.37 points, down by 318.59 points, or 0.94 per cent.

National Stock Exchange

At the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the broader 51-scrip Nifty, was also quoting in red at 10,133.35 points, down by 91.40 points or 0.89 per cent.

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On Thursday, Asian indices were showing a negative trend. Japan’s Nikkei 225 was quoting in red, down by 3.03 per cent while Hang Seng was down by 1.83 per cent, South Korea’s Kospi was down 2.13 per cent. China’s Shanghai Composite index was trading in red, down by 1.56 per cent.

Overnight, Nasdaq closed in red, down by 4.63 per cent while FTSE 100 was up by 0.11 per cent at the closing on Wednesday.

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