BSE Sensex falls; tech sector hit

Tue May 8, 2012 9:40am IST

Brokers trade on their computer terminals at a stock brokerage firm in Mumbai May 4, 2009. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe/Files

Brokers trade on their computer terminals at a stock brokerage firm in Mumbai May 4, 2009.

Credit: Reuters/Punit Paranjpe/Files

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Reuters Market Eye - The BSE Sensex was down 0.21 percent, while the 50-share Nifty loses 0.12 percent. Technology shares were amongst the top decliners with the IT Index down 3 percent.

Provisional data showed foreign investors were net sellers of 6.30 billion rupees in Indian equities on Monday, even as Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said the General Anti-Avoidance Rule would be delayed until fiscal 2013/14.

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