Stock Market LIVE Updates: Sensex, Nifty50 likely to open higher today; Mindtree shares in focus after strong results

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08:05:06 IST

Asian shares mixed following a sluggish session on Wall Street

Equities in other Asian markets are a mixed bag in early hours on Tuesday following a sluggish session on Wall Street overnight. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia Pacific shares outside Japan down 0.6 percent at the last count.

–Japan’s Nikkei 225: up 0.2 percent

–South Korea’s KOSPI: up 0.9 percent

–Singapore’s Straits Times: up 0.7 percent

–Hong Kong’s Hang Seng: down 2.7 percent

–China’s Shanghai Composite: flat

–S&P 500 futures: up 0.2 percent

07:55:35 IST

HDFC Bank, Infosys dragged Sensex to one-month low on Monday; Nifty sank below 17,200

Indian equity benchmarks extended losses to a fourth straight session on Monday, dragged by financial and IT shares tracking a fall in heavyweight HDFC Bank and Infosys — both of which reported their quarterly earnings last week. However, gains in select auto, metal and FMCG shares lent some support.

BSE Sensex: down 1,172.2 points or two percent at 57,166.7 — its lowest since March 16

NSE Nifty50: down 292.7 points or 1.7 percent at 17,183 — its lowest since March 25 (Read more on the April 19 session)

07:35:14 IST

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