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Market Live: Sensex, Nifty open at historic highs, Wipro, Lupin, Hero MotoCorp major gainers

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Mumbai: The BSE Sensex opens at a record high of 32,135.91 on Monday against Friday’s closing. The broader NSE’s Nifty, too, broke the previous record of 9,928.20 by hitting 9,939.30 mark in the morning hours. The Indian rupee trades lower against the US dollar. The shares of Wipro and Lupin rise, whereas the shares of Asian Paint and Bharti Airtel fall.

■ 9.24am: Divi’s Labs Ltd fell 5% to Rs688.50 after the company reported 41.5% decline in its June quarter net profit to Rs176.54 crore against Rs301.81 crore a year ago.

■ 9.22am: Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) Bank rose 7% to Rs89.20 after the bank reported 32% increase in its June quarter net profit to Rs30.19 crore against Rs22.88 crore a year ago.

■ 9.20am: Thirumalai Chemicals Ltd rose 13% to Rs1,196.15 after the company reported 64% increase in its net profit to Rs33.21 crore against Rs20.24 crore a year ago.

■ 9.18am: GVK Power & Infrastructure Ltd rose 13% to Rs11.25 after 21 July 2017: Porinju Veliyath, through his portfolio management company Equity Intelligence India Pvt. Ltd, on Friday bought 1.88 crore shares in the company.

■ 9.15am: The rupee opened at 64.41 a dollar. At 9.15am, the rupee was trading at 64.43 a dollar, down 0.17% from its Friday’s close of 64.32.

■ 9.10am: The 10-year bond yield was at 6.439%, compared to its previous close of 6.436%. Bond yields and prices move in opposite directions.

■ 9.00am: South Korean won was up 0.1%, Japanese yen 0.08%, Hong Kong dollar 0.05% and China renminbi 0.05%. However, Philippines peso was down 0.05%, China offshore 0.04%, Taiwan dollar 0.03% and Indonesian rupiah 0.03%.

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