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Markets Live: Sensex, Nifty open higher, Tata Motors, ITC rise

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Mumbai: The BSE Sensex opened higher. The NSE’s Nifty50, too, opened higher on Friday. The Indian rupee, tracking Asian currencies, falls against the US dollar. The shares of Tata Motors and ITC Ltd open higher whereas the shares of Infosys, Reliance Industries (RIL) and Wipro fall in opening trade.

9.40am: BSE Sensex closed higher by 30 points, or 0.10%, to 31,106, while the Nifty 50 rose 19 points, or 0.20%, to 9,597.

9.35am: According to CNBC TV report, Essar Steel, Bhushan Steel, Alok Industries, JP Infra, Lanco Infra, Monnet Ispat, Jyoti structure, ABG Shipyard, and Amtek Auto are in the list of 12 account to be sent to IBC. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday said that 12 accounts representing about 25% of the gross bad loans in the banking system would be eligible for immediate reference for bankruptcy proceedings.

9.30am: Bhushan Steel Ltd fell 4%, Alok Industries Ltd 3%, Jaypee Infratech Ltd 5.1%, Lanco Infratech 6.3%, Monnet Ispat & Energy Ltd 4.4%, Jyoti Structures Ltd 12%, ABG Shipyard Ltd 4%, Amtek Auto Ltd 10%.

9.20am: Ipca Laboratories Ltd fell 14% to Rs453 after the company said in a notice to BSE that it received communications from US drug regulator stating that all the drugs manufactured from its units situated at SEZ Indore and Piparia manufacturing facilities will be refused admission in the US until it demonstrates that the drugs manufactured from these manufacturing sites and intended for the US market are in compliance with CGMP (current good manufacturing practice).

9.15am: The rupee opened at 64.67 a dollar. At 9.15am, the rupee was trading at 64.65 a dollar, down 0.18% from its Thursday’s close of 64.54.

9.10am: The 10-year bond yield was at 6.482% compared to its previous close of 6.474%. Bond yields and prices move in opposite directions.

9.00am: South Korean won was down 0.68%, Taiwan dollar falls 0.38%, Philippines peso falls 0.33%, Malaysian ringgit falls 0.26%, Japanese yen falls 0.23%, China offshore falls 0.15%, Indonesian rupiah falls 0.13%, China renminbi falls 0.07% and Singapore dollar falls 0.05%.

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