Markets open on flat note; Sensex, Nifty record marginal gains in early trade 

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Jan 01, 2019, 10.31 AM(IST)

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Sensex opened at 36,161.80 from its previous close of 36,068.33 on Monday. At around 9.25 am, Sensex traded at 36,003.51, up by 64.82 points.

The domestic stock market on Tuesday opened on a flat note with BSE Sensex and Nifty registering minor increase in opening trade. 

Sensex opened at 36,161.80 from its previous close of 36,068.33 on Monday. At around 9.25 am, Sensex traded at 36,003.51, up by 64.82 points.

Nifty opened at 10,881.70 after Monday's closing at 10,862.55. It rose marginally, by around 20 points, in morning trade.

Snapping their three-session rising streak, market benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty ended the last trading session of 2018 with marginal losses amid mixed cues from global markets. 

The 30-share BSE index fell 8.39 points, or 0.02 per cent, to finish at 36,068.33; while the broader NSE Nifty edged lower by 2.65 points, or 0.02 per cent, to 10,862.55.

The Indian rupee Monday signed off the last trading session of 2018 with 18 paise gains at 69.77 per dollar but clocked a 9.23 per cent fall during the year after witnessing its one of the tumultuous years in the recent past.

(With inputs PTI)

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