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MARKET LIVE: Sensex down over 150 points in pre-open; forex mkts shut today

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The most important variable impacting investor sentiment nowadays will be the 21-working day nationwide lockdown introduced by Primary Minister Narendra Modi yesterday to incorporate the spread of quick-spreading novel coronavirus — the COVID-19. The nationwide lockdown arrived into result on Tuesday midnight and will continue till April fourteen.

World-wide CUES

In the US, the Dow soared 11.37 for every cent, its most important 1-working day proportion attain considering that 1933 following US lawmakers reported they had been close to a deal on a $two trillion stimulus package to suppress the coronavirus pandemic’s economic toll. The S&P five hundred jumped nine.4 for every cent and the Nasdaq Composite rallied over 8 for every cent.

Asian shares prolonged their rally on Wednesday. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares exterior Japan rose 1.3 for every cent with Australian shares climbing 4.5 for every cent and South Korean shares gaining 4 for every cent. Japan’s Nikkei extra two for every cent.

Oil charges also prolonged gains for a 3rd session. Brent crude was investing up 1.8 for every cent at $27.64 a barrel.

(With inputs from Reuters)


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