Bombay Stock Exchange, National Stock Exchange, currency markets closed for trade today on account of Mahashivratri
On Friday, market benchmark Sensex rose over 196 points to end at 36,064 and also posted its second straight weekly gains amid signs of easing tensions between India and Pakistan
Rupee hits record low as oil prices rise, stocks, bonds weaken; markets in panic over expected RBI rate hike
The partially convertible rupee hit a life low of 73.82 per dollar before recovering to 73.62/63 by 0710 GMT. It had closed at 73.3350 on Wednesday.
The BSE Sensex sank about 250 points to end at 36,033.73 on Tuesday as investors booked profits in recent outperformers, while caution prevailed ahead of the Union Budget due later this week.
Like Sensex, NSE index Nifty too was trading higher by 21.70 points, or 0.21 percent, at 10,246.65