Stock Market Live: Sensex, Nifty flat in pre-open


Stock Marekt Live: Benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty could start lower on Wednesday as traders await the US Federal Reserve’s policy outcome later tonight. At 7:15 am, the Gift Nifty futures were 20 points lower at 19,139. 

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Global cues

Asian peers were mostly higher this morning. Japan’s Nikkei rose 2 per cent, extendig gains from last session after the Bank of Japan gave more flexibility to its yield curve contol policy. 

South Korea’s Kospi was up 0.62 per cent. Hang Seng in Hong Kong gained 0.05 per cent. In Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 was up 0.43 per cent. 

In the US, the S&P 500 rose 0.65 per cent, while the Nasdaq added 0.48 per cent. The Dow Jones closed 0.38 per cent higher overnight. Though, the indices have closed lower for a third straight month in October with losses of up to 2.8 per cent.


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