Sensex 26460.39 100.28 0.38%
Nifty 7904.55 13.45 0.17%
The rupee hit a three-week low on Friday.
The partially convertible rupee closed at 55.06/07 per dollar.
Finally, BSE Sensex closed at 19242, down 212 points over the previous close. It hit an intra-day day high of 19394 and a day's low of 19221. It opened at 19394.
The NSE Nifty closed at 5,848, down 69 points over the previous close. It hit an intra-days high of 5,888 and a days low of 5841. It opened at 5,888.
India Infoline Research Team / 08:49, Aug 21, 2014
The outlook is a flat open. Global indices are up. The minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting indicate that the Fed is in no hurry to raise interest rates. The Dow added 0.35% while S&P was up 0.25%. Nasdaq ended marginally lower. Asian indices are mixed with Nikkei up almost a percent while Hong Kong's Hang Seng index is lower. South Korea's Kospi index and China's Shanghai index are also in the red.