Sensex, Nifty open lower, Bharti Airtel rallies, rupee falls

Sensex, Nifty open lower, Bharti Airtel rallies, rupee falls

Sensex, Nifty open lower, Bharti Airtel rallies, rupee falls

The BSE Sensex after opening at 34,593.17 points touched a high of 34,611.73 and low of 34,536.70 points. Chinese shares climbed 1.9 percent, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng index rose 1 percent.

Meanwhile, Bharti Airtel was the top gainers in Nifty, up 5 per cent after the telecom operator reported better-than-expected earnings for the March quarter led by its Africa business. The BSE Information Technology index rose the most-1.24% or 163 points to 13,360 level.

The rupee weakened by 4 paise to 66.16 against the United States dollar in early trade due to foreign capital outflows.

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Market breadth was negative with 1750 stocks closing lower against 898 ending higher on the BSE. Brent crude futures were up 0.28 percent at Dollars 74.92 a barrel and U.S. crude futures were up 0.55 percent at USD 69.02 a barrel. Wall Street shares skidded overnight, with the S&P 500 falling 1.34 percent, the most in two-and-a-half weeks. Germany's DAX and Britain's FTSE were up 0.3 percent each at the time of writing this article. Medical equipment maker Terumo Corp stumbled 3.4 per cent and SoftBank shed 1.0 per cent, collectively knocking 25 points off the Nikkei. South Korea's Kospi lost 0.6 percent to 2,448.81. Southeast Asian shares were also lower. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.99 percent from 2.98 percent. It's been climbing because investors expect higher economic growth and inflation. It has fallen 1.5 percent so far this month.

Oil prices slipped back from near 3-1/2-year highs as talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron eased concerns Washington may reinstate sanctions against Iran, although Trump refrained from committing to staying in a 2015 nuclear deal. Brent crude, used to price global oils, gained 13 cents to $73.99 per barrel.

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