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Live: Sensex, Nifty fall marginally; Amtek Auto shares rise over 2%

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A day after surging to phenomenal heights, Sensex and Nifty trade flat in the opening trade on Wednesday. The shares of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, Reliance Industries Ltd, Amtek Auto and Biocon rise. The Indian rupee rises marginally against the US dollar as it opens at 65.76 a dollar.

9.38am: BSE Sensex trades lower by 35 points, or 0.12%, to 29,408, while the Nifty 50 falls 6 points, or 0.07%, to 9,081. Here are the latest updates.

9.32am: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd shares rise 2.2% to Rs910.75 after the company said its Ankleshwar plant gets establishment inspection report from US drug regulator.

9.30am: Biocon Ltd shares rise 2.5% to Rs1,117.80 after the company said it maintained biosimilar revenue guidance.

9.25am: Reliance Industries Ltd shares rose 1% to Rs1,301 after huge block deal. Around 12% stake or 388.70 million shares of the company changed hands in three block deal, Bloomberg reported. However, details of the buyers and sellers were not known.

9.22am: Amtek Auto Ltd shares rise 2.8% to Rs36.25 after Mint reported that its chairman and founder Arvind Dham has begun exploring options to monetise assets owned by him.

9.20am: NMDC Ltd shares rise 1.4% to Rs141 after ET reported that the company floated RFP to appointed advisers to sell Jagdalpur steel plant.

9.15am: The rupee opened at 65.76 a dollar and touched a high of 65.74, a level last seen on 6 November 2015. At 9.15am, the home currency was trading at 65.76, up 0.11% from its previous close of 65.82.

9.10am: The 10-year bond yield was trading at 6.894% compared to its Tuesday’s close of 6.903%. Bond yields and prices move in opposite directions.

9.00am: Asian currencies were trading marginally lower. Taiwan dollar was up 0.23%, Thai baht 0.13%, South Korean won 0.12%, Philippine peso 0.06% and Singapore dollar 0.06%. However, Japanese yen was down 0.07%.

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