Indian equity markets continued their record-breaking run on Wednesday, with the Sensex closing above 46,000 and the Nifty 50 above 13,500.
The Sensex scaled the last 1,000 points in three trading sessions. The index had crossed 45,000 on Friday.
Futures however, are pointing to a weak start to the today’s trade. The Singapore-traded SGX Nifty, an early indicator of the Nifty 50 Index’s performance in India, fell 0.4% to 13,505 as of 8:20 a.m. on Thursday.
For today’s weekly options expiry session, Canara Bank is out of the F&O ban, while Punjab National Bank entered.
Asian markets are witnessing modest declines this morning after a weak overnight close on Wall Street. Benchmarks across the region are trading with a negative bias.
Futures on the Dow Jones are currently trading 30 points higher. The index fell 0.3% overnight. The Nasdaq snapped a 10-day winning streak.
West Texas Intermediate crude rose 0.5% to $45.75 per barrel, while gold traded at $1,838.1/Oz.
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