Opening Bell Nifty, Sensex open slightly lower ahead of GST rollout
At 9:15 AM, the BSE Sensex opened higher by 33 points at 30824, while the Nifty50 opened lower by 26 points at 9478 mark.
Bank of Baroda is the top Nifty gainer and Tech Mahindra is the top Nifty loser in the morning hours.
There are 499 advances, 914 declines and 494 unchanged stocks on NSE reflecting a negative bias floating in the market.
Now, going forward, Nifty50 has immediate support placed around 9,450, and if it holds below 9,450 it may trigger fresh selling towards the levels of 9,420 and then 9,400, while, on the upside, resistances are seen in the zone of 9,550-9,560.
The rupee opened at 64.72 per US dollar depreciated by 9 paise. On Thursday, the rupee closed at a one month low of 64.63 against the US dollar after local equity markets erased all the gains and ended little change ahead of the rollout of good and services tax from 1 July.
The US stocks plunged on Thursday, with the S&P 500 and Dow Industrial registering their worst one-day declines since May as the technology sector continued its sell-off. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 168 points to 21,287. The S&P 500 index slipped 21 point to 2,420. The Nasdaq Composite Index tumbled 90 points to 6,144.
Asian stocks fell in early trade on Friday, following a sell-off in the US market. Japan’s Nikkei 225 has slipped 239 points; Hong Kong’s Hang Seng has lost 286 points, while China’s Shanghai Composite has shed 8 points.
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Via:: Stock – India Infoline