The Sensex and the Nifty today witnessed modest losses in the afternoon trade. The key domestic stocks fell amid negative cues from the global equity markets.
The Sensex rwas trading below 61,200 and the Nifty was trading below 18,250 level.
The BSE Sensex declined 48 points, or 0.08 percent to trade at 61,187. The NSE Nifty also slipped 10 points, or 0.05 percent, to trade at 18,248.
In the forex market, the rupee weakened 27 paise to trade at 74 rupees and 15 paise against the US dollar in afternoon deals.