Key benchmark indices trading negative in early trade .The BSE Sensex trading at 25922.96 down 60.21 points (-0.23%) and NSE Nifty at 7957.90 down 21.20 points(-0.27%).ITC, HDFC, Tata Motors, M&M ,Adani Ports, L&T and Maruti Suzuki were under pressure while Asian Paints, Reliance Industries, Infosys, Sun Pharam and ICICI Bank gained.
Asian shares were in the red today with little Christmas cheer expected in thin trade after Dow Jones Index again fell short of the 20,000 mark.
The Market breadth indicating the overall health of the market is negative .On NSE there are 17 shares in advance where 34 shares in decline. Total Unchanged 0 shares.
Sunpharma gained more than 1 percent after the company announced that one of the wholly subsidiaries has acquired 1.3 crores series B preferred stock.
The Indian rupee open higher today by 6 paisa at 67.93 per dollar as compare with closing of 67.99 on Wednesday.