BSE, NSE, forex market closed due to Maharashtra assembly elections

Written by Agencies | Updated: Oct 15 2014, 17:07pm hrs
BSE SensexIndian markets are closed on Wednesday due to assembly elections in the western Maharashtra state. (Reuters)
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the National Stock Exchange (NSE), Forex, Money, MCX, NCDEX and all major commodity markets will remain closed today on account of Assembly polls in Maharashtra.

The benchmark BSE index fell 0.13 percent, or 34.74 points, to end at 26,349.33 on Tuesday. The broader NSE index lost 0.26 percent, or 20.25 points, to end at 7,864.

The partially convertible rupee ended weaker at 61.41/42 per dollar on Tuesday against the previous close of 61.0950/1050, retreating from a nearly three-week high hit earlier in the day.

The benchmark 10-year bond yield ended down 2 basis points at 8.40 percent.