BSE Sensex, NSE Nifty: India markets closed for Eid public holiday

Written by Reuters | Mumbai | Updated: Jul 29 2014, 14:20pm hrs
BSE SensexIndia markets closed for public holiday. (Reuters)
Indian markets are closed on Tuesday for a public holiday. Trading will resume on Wednesday.

On Monday, the benchmark BSE Sensex index fell 0.52 percent, or 135.52 points, to close at 25,991.23. The broader NSE Nifty index lost 0.54 percent, or 41.75 points, to end at 7,748.70, its lowest close since July 21.

The outgoing benchmark 10-year bond yield ended up 4 basis points at 8.71 percent, while the soon-to-be benchmark 2024 paper ended up 4 basis points at 8.43 percent.

The partially convertible Indian rupee closed at 60.1250/1350 per dollar, compared with 60.1025/1125 on Friday.