Today, on Tuesday the Stock Market opened with RED Sign. The Sensex shed 213.42 points or 0.90 percent to 23575.37 and the Nifty declined 70.15 points or 0.97 percent to 7164.40 on profit booking in banking & financials, FMCG, infra and select auto stocks.
Indian Rupee opened lower by 5 paise at 68.65/$ in early trade on Tuesday as against the previous close of 68.60/$. On Monday, Indian rupee weakened to 30 month low against the greenback, impacted by month end dollar demand from the importers and persistent foreign capital outflows. Moreover, strong tone in US dollar against basket of major currencies took a toll on Indian rupee.