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Markets Live: Sensex, Nifty open lower, Aditya Birla Money shares hit upper circuit

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BSE Sensex opens lower on Thursday morning. The Broader Nifty of NSE, too, opens lower. The Indian rupee, tracking Asian currencies, falls in the opening hours. The shares of Bajaj Auto , Aditya Birla Money and Phoenix Mills rise in morning trade.

9.32am: BSE Sensex trades lower by 64 points, or 0.21%, to 29,910, while the Nifty 50 falls 26 points, or 0.29%, to 9,239.

9.30am: Brahmaputra Infrastructure Ltd shares rise 15% to Rs30 after the company said it got order worth Rs. 44.80 crores from government of Assam Source text for Eikon.

9.25am: The Phoenix Mills Ltd shares rise 5% to Rs428.20 after Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) said that it will invest as much as $250 million in Island Star Mall Developers Pvt. Ltd, a unit of Phoenix Mills Ltd.

9.20am: Bajaj Auto Ltd shares rise 1.6% to Rs2,804.45 after Morgan Stanley raised its rating to overweight against underweight and increased its target price to Rs 3251 a share from Rs2,502 a share. Growth in domestic sales and exports from recent trough seen underpinning performance, analysts led by Binay Singh write in April 5 report.

9.18am: Aditya Birla Money Ltd shares hit 20% upper circuit for the second consecutive sessions. The stock gained 58% in last four trading sessions and so far this year it surged 67%.

9.15am: The rupee opened at 65.05 a dollar. At 9.15am, the home currency was trading at 65.06, down 0.27% from its Wednesday’s close of 64.88.

9.10am: The 10-year bond yield was trading at 6.651%, compared to its previous close of 6.649%. Bond yields and prices move in opposite directions.

9.00am: Asian currencies were trading lower. South Korean won was down 0.72%, Taiwan dollar 0.32%, Thai baht 0.15%, Indonesian rupiah 0.14%, Malaysian ringgit 0.13%, China offshore 0.08%, China renminbi 0.05% and Singapore dollar 0.04%. However, Japanese yen was up 0.2%.

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