Axis Bank fell 1.2 percent to Rs. 548.20 after Sebi asked the bank to conduct an internal enquiry into the suspected leak of its financial result of June quarter.
Shares of Reliance Communications (RCom) jumped 10 percent to Rs. 32. The stock gained considerably since few days after the company announced a Rs.39,000 crore debt resolution plan.
Commodity: COMEX Gold futures hit 30-days high around USD 1293 /ounce levels today. Traders expect that the local retail buying would start at the present price levels of Rs 28,600 to 29,800 per 10 grams.
Meantime, Indian rupee weakened against the U.S dollar for the third session. The domestic currency was trading at 64.24 per dollar, down 0.14 percent from its last close of 64.16.
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