The benchmark BSE index closed down 0.11 percent, while the broader NSE index fell 0.14 percent, dragged down by explorers such as Oil and Natural Gas Corp after a fall in crude prices, while subduded markets across the region also dampend sentiment.
The partially convertible rupee ended at 61.76/77 versus previous close of 61.75/76 per dollar, but off low of 61.94 hit in early trades. Market ended little changed tracking volatile share market.
India’s benchmark bond yield ended down 2 basis points at 7.70 percent, as global oil prices remain low which would help keep domestic inflation lower.
The benchmark five-year rate ended down 2 bps to 6.97 percent, while the one-year rate ended up 1 bp at 7.67 percent.
India’s one-day cash rate ended at 8.70/8.75 percent versus previous close of 6.90/7.00 percent. (Compiled by Neha Dasgupta)