Sensex falls over 150 points on rising oil price, rupee

Sensex Nifty rises 400 points after BJP booked Karnataka as their 21st State

Besides, weak Chinese economic data and a lack of progress on trade tariff issues between the United States and China further hit investor sentiments.

The political cauldron in Karnataka remained on the boil, with the Supreme Court asking BJP's B S Yeddyurappa government to prove its majority in the assembly tomorrow. The indices had, however, opened on a positive note.

Meanwhile, the benchmark BSE Sensex rose 122.13 points, or 0.34 per cent, to 35,510.01 in morning trade.

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Rohr released a 30-man preliminary World Cup squad on Monday, and Siasia has expressed surprise at the exclusion of some players. Players like the Captain, Mikel Obi, Victor Moses , Francis Uzoho and Odion Ighalo.

The gauge has lost 407.59 points in the previous three sessions.In similar fashion, the NSE Nifty declined by 34.35 points, or 0.32 per cent, to 10,648.35. Although trading with a mild gain of 0.05 per cent, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was headed for a 1 per cent loss for the week.

Major laggards were Wipro, HDFC Bank, L&T, Tata Motors, Adani Ports, Bharti Airtel, Asian Paints, Maruti Suzuki, ICICI Bank, Reliance Industries and ITC Ltd falling by up to 1.28 percent.

Sectoral indices led by IT, Teck, capital goods, oil and gas, banking and PSU were trading in the red.

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Both these resolutions affirm that Jerusalem would be the capital of the future Palestinian State and the State of Israel. The United Nations General Assembly rejected by a huge majority the USA recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Voltas dropped as much as 8.3 per cent in early morning trade after the air conditioners maker on Thursday reported a 3 per cent fall in its consolidated net profit to Rs 194.19 crore for March quarter as compared to Rs 200.47 crore in the corresponding period a year ago.

Adding to the woes, the rupee went into a tailspin by plunging 56 paise, the second biggest single-day fall of 2018, to end at a new 16-month low of 68.07 as panic dollar demand rattled currency market.

The S&P BSE mid-cap fell by 0.27 per cent, whereas the S&P BSE small-cap ended a tad higher, by 0.06 points from its previous close.

Retailer Gap apologises for T-shirts with 'incorrect' map of China
In a statement the company said, " Gap Inc. respects the sovereignty and territorial integrity of China ". China, however, has an ax to grind generally-and now specifically because of an image on a T-shirt.

In Europe, Frankfurt's DAX fell 0.12 per cent, while Paris CAC shed 0.28 per cent in early deals.

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