At 9:18am (IST), the BSE Sensex was trading at 18793, down 109 points over the previous close. It had earlier touched a day's high of 18805 and a day's low of 18736. It opened at 18779.
The NSE Nifty was quoting at 5,721, down 39 points over the previous close. It earlier touched a day’s high of 5,721 and a day’s low of 5693. It opened at 5,709.
Tata Motors, Sun Pharma, HUL, Dr Reddys Lab are among gainers in Sensex and Nifty.
RIL, TCS, Infosys, Wipro, L&T, SBI, ICICI Bank, Tata Power,Bharti Airtel, Hero MotoCorp,Maruti, SBI,L&T, Sterlite Inds,HDFC,BHEL are among losers in Sensex and Nifty.
The BSE Small-Cap index and BSE Mid- Cap index was trading down 0.34% and 1%.
Oil and Gas , HC, PSU, Power,Realty, Metal, Oil and Gas, Consumer Durables, Bankex, Capital Goods, Metal,IT, Teck are the losers.
Key Results Today: Aditya Birla Nuv, Shipping Corp, SAIL, Allcargo Logistics, Alstom T&D, Alembic, Asian Hotels (West), Asahi India, Ashoka Buildcon, Ashok Leyland, Career Point, Dynamatic Tech, CMS Infotech, Cummins India, Dalmia Bharat Ent, CMS Infotech, Entertainment Network, Finolex Cables, Godrej Inds, Genus Power, Hindustan Hardy, Jyoti-,Jindal Photo, Ipower Solutions, Kinetic Motor, Lakshmi Vilas Bank, Maharashtra Seam, Manappuram Finance, Panoramic Univ, Orient Green Power, ONGC, Natco Pharma, Nagarjuna Agrichm, MMTC, Parsvnath Dev, Reliance Comm, Rainbow Denim, Radha Madhav, Prakash Inds, Prime Property-, Ranbaxy Lab, Simbhaoli Sug, Subex, Unity Infra, Time Techno, VASCON ENG, Welspun India, Welspun Global.
Trend in FII flows: The FIIs were net buyers of Rs7.28bn in the cash segment on Wednesday, while the domestic institutional investors (DIIs) were net sellers of Rs1.96bn, as per the provisional figures released by the NSE.
The foreign funds were net sellers of Rs1.23bn in the cash segment on Wednesday, according to the SEBI figures.
Global Data Watch: Employment Change s.a. (Oct) AUD, Unemployment Rate s.a. (Oct) AUD, Eco Watchers Survey: Outlook (Oct) JPY, Eco Watchers Survey: Current (Oct) JPY, Unemployment Rate n.s.a (MoM) (Oct) CHF, Trade Balance s.a. (Sep) EUR, Current Account n.s.a. (Sep) EUR , Exports (MoM) (Sep) EUR, Imports (MoM) (Sep) EUR, Trade Balance EUR (Sep) EUR, Exports, EUR (Sep) EUR, Imports, EUR (Sep) EUR, 5-y Bond Auction EUR, Unemployment Rate (MoM) (Aug) EUR, BoE Interest Rate Decision (Nov 8) GBP, BoE Asset Purchase Facility (Nov) GBP, ECB Interest Rate Decision (Nov 8) EUR, Housing Starts s.a (YoY) (Oct) CAD, ECB President Draghi's Speech EUR, Initial Jobless Claims (Nov 3) USD, Continuing Jobless Claims (Oct 27) USD, International Merchandise Trade (Sep) CAD, New Housing Price Index (YoY) (Sep) CAD, New Housing Price Index (MoM) (Sep) CAD, Trade Balance (Sep) USD, EIA Natural Gas Storage change (Nov 2) USD, BoC Governor Mark Carney Speech CAD, Electronic Card Retail Sales (YoY) (Oct) NZD, Electronic Card Retail Sales (MoM) (Oct) NZD, Money Supply M2+CD (YoY) (Oct) JPY
India Infoline Research Team / 15:28, Mar 13, 2015
Markets are now reinforcing the perception of an early interest rate hike by US Federal Reserve, with consensus calling for the hike taking place in June, when compared with the prior expectations of a hike in September.