Equity benchmarks started on a lower note on Friday morning due to weak global cues. Sensex has dropped 71 points or 0.27 percent at 25908 while Nifty is 0.27 percent down or 28 points down at 7951. In Broader market all the sectors have dropped down. BSE Bankex is 53 points down at 20405 while Bank Nifty has lost 35 points at 17856.
Sun Pharma, Bajaj Auto, ONGC, Reliance and Hero Motocorp are in the list of gainers while UltraTechCement, Zee Entertain, M&M, Eicher Motors and ITC had made their place in the list of top gainers.
All the global indices are in the negative zone with major-minor losses. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng has lost 114 points, while Nikkei and Shanghai Composite are sown by 16 and 19 points respectively.
However Indian currency Rupee is trading higher by 11 paise at 67.88 against US Dollar.