The market has opened in red amid global turmoil. The Sensex is down 25.40 points at 27771.61 and the Nifty is down 22.65 points at 8318.05. About 284 shares have advanced, 267 shares declined, and 31 shares are unchanged.
Bharti is up 2 percent while Dr Reddy's Labs, Wipro, Hero and ITC are top gainers in the Sensex. Among the losers are Tata Motors, SBI, Sesa Sterlite, GAIL and BHEL.
The Indian rupee opened with marginal loss of 8 paise at 61.96 per dollar versus previous day's closing value of 61.88 a dollar.
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