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Share market today: market starts on the red mark, Sensex opened below 40,000 by falling 385 points.


Mumbai, Feb 26 (HS): The third trading day of the week i.e. on Wednesday, the stock market opened on the red mark. The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensex opened 87 points lower at 40194 on Wednesday. By 10.02 in the morning, the Sensex dropped by nearly 300 points to reach 39981. At the same time, the National Stock Exchange's Nifty opened at 11,713.35, after losing 84.55 points, or 0.72 percent. The stock market closed at the red mark on the previous trading day.

Talking about the big stocks, today BPCL, Nestle India, Dr. Reddy, and Hindustan Unilever opened on the green mark. JSW Steel, Tata Motors, Cipla, Tata Steel, Infratel, HDFC, Vedanta Limited, IndusInd Bank and Maruti Lal opened on the trail.

If we look at the sectoral index, then all the sectors opened on the red mark today. These include IT, Pharma, Private Banks, Auto, Realty, Media, FMCG, Metal and PSU Banks.

The leading stocks in the Sensex were Nestle, Asian Paints, Zee, SBI and HUL, while the leading losers were Cipla, JSW Steel, Bharti Infratel, Wipro, Tata Motors, Tata Steel, RIL, Yes Bank and HDFC.The rupee has started strongly. The rupee opened 13 paise higher at 71.75 against the dollar on Wednesday. The rupee had closed at 71.88 on Tuesday.

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