Markets open in green, Sensex up by close to 195 points

WION Web Team Delhi, India Oct 10, 2018, 09.20 AM(IST)

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Indian shares ended lower on Tuesday at their lowest closing level since April.

BSE Sensex on Wednesday opened on a positive note up by 193.74 points at  34,493.21. Nifty, on the other hand, registered a spike of 30.80 points, or 0.30 per cent, at 10,331.85 in morning trade today. 

Meanwhile, petrol prices in Mumbai and the national capital remained unchanged on Wednesday after a series of relentless rise over the past few weeks.

Diesel, however, rose to Rs 74.35 per litre, increased by Rs 0.24 per litre, in Delhi and Rs 77.93, up by Rs 0.25 per litre, in Mumbai today. 

Indian shares ended lower on Tuesday at their lowest closing level since April, with market heavyweight Tata Motors Ltd dragging down the indexes amid weak global cues, news agency Reuters reported. 

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The benchmark BSE Sensex closed down 0.51 per cent at 34,299.47. The broader NSE Nifty ended 0.45 per cent lower at 10,301.05 yesterday.

The national currency on Tuesday slumped 33 paise to close at record low of 74.39.