Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged more than 200 points, indicating that the blue-chip index could open above 26,000 for the first time.
MCX posted a 44.85% fall in consolidated net profit at Rs 187.7 mn for the Dec quarter on lower volumes in the bullion segment.
Nifty snapped its three-day winning streak to end 41 points lower at 10,700.45, weighed down by selling in realty, metal, PSU bank, energy, infra, FMCG and auto stocks.
Tokyo stocks closed higher, with the benchmark Nikkei stock index finishing at its highest level in more than 26 years as the yen's softer tone against dollar.
BSE has decided to hold mock trading sessions for such products from January 29.
Sells 85% of units in Project Forest Edge on day of launch
Board approves buyback of upto Rs 166 Cr At Rs 1,100/Sh
Gets environment approval for pesticide plant in Gujarat
Taj Mansingh Bidding may be delayed by a month
Business Standard Reports
BANK OF INDIA
Defers Rs 3,000 Cr QIP as Govt Infuses Rs 2,257 Cr
Business Line Reports