Indian indices started the day on negative note with Nifty trading around 10,850 level.
At 09:18 hrs IST, the Sensex is down 132.64 points at 36336.79, while Nifty is down 42.50 points at 10851.20. About 315 shares have advanced, 533 shares declined, and 41 shares are unchanged.
Zee Entertainment, Yes Bank, Hero Moto, Indiabulls Housing, Reliance Communications, Reliance Infra are trading lower, while gainers are Titan and Divis Lab.
The Indian rupee slipped in the early trade on Monday. It has opened lower by 36 paise at 71.60 per dollar on Monday versus Friday’s close of 71.24.