"Good Morning & Wishing You Happy New Year"
The market started off the year 2016 and January series on a negative note Friday after rising 0.6 percent in previous session.
- Sensex fell 50.99 points to 26066.55
- Nifty declined 19.70 points to 7926.65.
Sun Pharma, ONGC, Coal India, GAIL, Infosys and HCL Technologies were early losers while L&T, Dr Reddy's Labs, SBI, M&M, Maruti Suzuki, ACC, PNB, Vedanta and Ambuja Cements gained.
The Indian rupee opened marginally lower at 66.18 per dollar today against previous close of 66.15.
Asian markets are closed for the New Year, and US and key European markets ended on a bearish note Thursday. This could weigh on sentiment back home despite the strong closing yesterday.
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