Trends on SGX Nifty indicate a flat to negative opening for the broader index in India, a fall of 11.5 points or 0.1 percent.
Benchmark indices including the Nifty is expected to flat to negative on Wednesday following weak sentiment in other Asian markets after a lacklustre performance by Wall Street, while the dollar got a lift from robust US retail data and a Brexit-driven dive in the pound.
On Tuesday, US markets edged lower as quarterly results from banks added to concerns about lower interest rates dampening their profits, while comments from US President Donald Trump on trade also dragged down Wall Street’s major indexes.
Trends on SGX Nifty indicate a flat to negative opening for the broader index in India, a fall of 11.5 points or 0.1 percent. Nifty futures were trading around 11,635-level on the Singaporean Exchange.
The S&P BSE Sensex rose 234 points to Rs 39,131 while the Nifty50 closed 74 points higher at 11,662 on Tuesday.
The rupee on July 16 depreciated by 17 paise to close at 68.71 against the US dollar due to rising crude oil prices and foreign fund outflows. At the interbank foreign exchange (forex) market, the domestic currency opened lower at 68.59 per dollar, and further lost ground to touch the day's low of 69.76.
On the institutional front, Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) sold shares worth Rs 444.99 crore, but Domestic Institutional Investors (DIIs) bought Rs 637.71 crore worth of shares in the Indian equity market on July 16, as per provisional data available on the NSE.
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