Nifty below 10,200, Sensex down 200 points; paint stocks under pressure

Asian Paints down 4 percent, Sun Pharma, Titan trading lower


Benchmark indices slipped in the early trade on Tuesday with Nifty falling below 10,200 mark, while Sensex is down over 200 points.

At 09:16 hrs, the Sensex was down 231.71 points or 0.68% at 33902.67, and the Nifty down 72.80 points or 0.71% at 10172.50. Asian Paints went down 4 percent, while Sun Pharma, Titan are trading marginally lower.

HCL Technologies is expected to report steady earnings for the quarter ended September 2018, brokerage firms said. The company will declare its results on October 23. Rupee Updates: The Indian rupee slipped in the early trade on Tuesday. It opened lower by 14 paise at 73.70 per dollar against previous close 73.56.

On Monday, it closed lower by 24 paise versus Friday’s close of 73.32 per dollar.

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