Fluctuations seen in early trading on Monday

Fluctuations seen in early trading on Monday

Mumbai Domestic markets witnessed volatility in early trade on Monday, mainly due to mixed trends in global markets. Starting on a positive note, the 30-share BSE Sensex rose 52.48 points or 0.07 per cent to 71,647.97 in early trade. However, it soon lost early gains and fell 147.85 points or 0.21 per cent to 71,447.64. Similarly, Nifty initially rose by 30.70 points or 0.14 percent to 21,813.20 points. It later fell 44.60 points or 0.20 percent to 21,737.90.

Among Sensex companies, shares of Wipro, HCL, Tech Mahindra and Infosys were the biggest gainers, while shares of PowerGrid, Hindustan Unilever, Reliance, Bharti Airtel and ICICI Bank suffered losses. In other Asian markets, Japan’s Nikkei and China’s Shanghai Composite were in gain, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was in loss. US markets closed with mixed sentiment on Friday.

Global oil benchmark Brent crude futures were down 0.52 per cent at US $ 81.76 per barrel. According to stock market data, foreign institutional investors (FIIs) had bought shares worth Rs 141.95 crore on Friday.

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