NEW DELHI: Markets tracking losses in index majors opened in negative terrain on Monday amid negative global forecasts.
The BSE Sensex was down 77.19 points, or 0.19 per cent, at 40,608.31, while the NSE Nifty was down 20.90 points, or 0.18 per cent, at 11,909.45.
R.I.L. On the other hand, Nestle, IndusInd Bank, Power Grid, HCL Tech, LD, Bharti Airtel, DCS, HDFC, Sun Pharma, UltraShem, Maruti and HU L are up 2.44 percent.
Foreign institutional investors bought shares worth Rs 906.93 crore on a net basis on Friday, according to transaction data.
Meanwhile, international crude oil brent crude traded down 1.64 percent at $ 41.38 a barrel.
The S&P 500 futures are down 0.5%. EUROSTOXX 50 futures are down 0.4% and FTSE futures are down 0.3%. Outside Japan, the broader index of MSCI Asia-Pacific stocks is flat, lower than its recent 31-month high. Japan’s Nikkei fell sharply on both sides, while South Korea’s key index lost 0.3%, Reuters reported.