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Sensex, Nifty limp a bit; metals melt, Bajaj Auto gains 2%

Aug 21, 2014, 01.20 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Asian markets trade under pressure after China manufacturing PMI dropped to a 3-month low. European markets, however, opened with a slight positive bias as investors await positive cues from the Jackson Hole meet.

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Sensex, Nifty limp a bit; metals melt, Bajaj Auto gains 2%

Asian markets trade under pressure after China manufacturing PMI dropped to a 3-month low. European markets, however, opened with a slight positive bias as investors await positive cues from the Jackson Hole meet.

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The News International Team

It is a choppy day at Dalal Street with the Nifty limping around. The Sensex is down 16.46 points at26297.83 and the Nifty down 7.30 points or 0.09% at 7868.00. About 1493 shares have advanced, 1269 shares declined, and 101 shares are unchanged.
 
Asian markets trade under pressure after China manufacturing PMI dropped to a 3-month low. European markets, however, opened with a slight positive bias as investors await positive cues from the Jackson Hole meet.

Zee Entertainment is off session highs but has taken it’s weekly winnings to 9 percent. The stock is all set to replace United Spirits on all NSE indices with effect from September 19. USL, however, slumped almost 2 percent.

Tata Steel, Dr Reddy’s Labs, Hindalco, NTPC and Sesa Sterlite are major laggards in the Sensex. Among the gainers are Bajaj Auto, SBI, Axis Bank, HDFC Bank and M&M.

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