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The 30-share BSE Sensex index was trading lower by 226.02

points or 0.62 per cent at 36,057.23 1100 hrs.

The broader Nifty was trading at 11,049.50, down by

80.90 points or 0.73 per cent.

Major losers were Asian Paint 2.38 per cent, Wipro

1.80 per cent, Axis Bank 1.64 per cent, Dr Reddy 1.41 per

cent, Kotak Bank 1.32 per cent and L&T 1.26 per cent.

Gainers included Bharti Airtel 1.75 per cent, SBI 1.89

per cent and NTPC 0.67 per cent.

Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) bought shares worth

Rs 291.86 crore on net basis while domestic institutional

investors (DIIs) also picked up equities to the tune of Rs

90.08 crore yesterday, provisional data showed.

Asian markets fell across the board, tracking declines

seen on Wall Street in the previous session.

US stocks declined as the yield for benchmark 10-year

Treasury note hit the highest level since April 2014.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.