Sensex Trades Marginally Higher; Dow Futures Down By 42 Points

Share markets in India are presently trading marginally higher.

The BSE Sensex is trading up by 155 points, up 0.3% at 51,687 levels.

Meanwhile, the NSE Nifty is trading up by 32 points.

Adani Ports and IndusInd Bank are among the top gainers today. ITC and Coal India are among the top losers today.

The BSE Mid Cap index is trading up by 0.2%.

The BSE Small-Cap index is trading up by 0.5%.

On the sectoral front, stocks from the IT sector, are witnessing most of the buying interest.

On the other hand, stocks from the FMCG sector are witnessing most of the selling pressure.

US stock futures are trading lower today, indicating a negative opening for Wall Street.

Nasdaq Futures are trading down by 20 points (down 0.1%) while Dow Futures are trading down by 42 points (down 0.1%)

The rupee is trading at 72.79 against the US$.

Gold prices are trading down by 0.1% at Rs 47,450 per 10 grams.

Gold prices edged lower in Indian markets today, extending the sharp losses of the previous session. On MCX, gold futures eased 0.1% to Rs 47,474 per 10. In the previous session, gold had declined 1% while silver 0.33%.

Note that in India, gold prices are down about Rs 9,000 from its August highs of Rs 56,200.

In global markets, gold rates eased today, weighed down by a stronger US dollar and higher Treasury yields. Spot gold dipped 0.3%. The dollar and benchmark ten-year US Treasury yields ticked higher, reducing gold's appeal.

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Moving on to stock-specific news...

Among the buzzing stocks, today is Power Grid Corporation of India.

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