Markets begin week on a negative note: Sensex at 34198, Nifty at 10260

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 08, 2018, 09.24 AM(IST)

File photo: Sensex Photograph:( PTI )

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At 9:20 am, Sensex at 34198.67, down 178.32 points and Nifty 50 at 10260.35, down 56.10 points.

Key equity indices Sensex and Nifty opened lower on Monday.The markets opened in red with the Sensex witnessing a fall of 36 points to open at 34412.

At 9:20 am, Sensex was at 34198.67, down 178.32 points and Nifty 50 at 10260.35, down 56.10 points.

Meanwhile, Rupee opens lower at 73.96 per dollar. 

At 9:15 am, Rupee trades at 73.88 per dollar as against the previous close of 73.76 per Dollar. 

The rupee is expected to remain under pressure weighed by a further rise in long-term US Treasuries following non-farm payroll data.