In early trade, the Sensex opened at 57,694.80, down 236.31 points. At the same time, Nifty is at 17,100.55 with 85.15 points.
Mumbai: Major stock indices fell in early trade on Monday amid a weak trend in global markets and continued outflow of foreign funds. During this, the 30-share BSE Sensex fell 137.84 points to 57,782.13. The broader NSE Nifty was down 52.75 points at 17,132.95. Mahindra & Mahindra, Adani Enterprises, JSW Steel and Larsen & Toubro were among the major losers in the Nifty.On the other hand, Bajaj Auto, State Bank of India, ICICI Bank and Eicher Motors were strong.
Among other Asian markets, markets in Tokyo, Shanghai and Hong Kong were in the red, while Seoul was up. The US stock markets closed with a fall on Friday. On Friday, the Sensex jumped 684.64 points or 1.20 per cent to 57,919.97, while the Nifty climbed 171.35 points or 1.01 per cent to end at 17,185.70.International oil index Brent crude was trading 0.59 percent higher at $ 92.17 per barrel. Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) sold shares worth a net Rs 1,011.23 crore on Friday, according to provisional data from the stock market.
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