BSE Sensex flat; weaker rupee lifts Infosys

BSE Sensex flat; weaker rupee lifts Infosys

The BSE Sensex rose 0.06 per cent and the Nifty NSE index added 0.04 per cent in early trade on Tuesday.

Caution prevailed ahead of the outcome of U.S. elections, which will start filtering starting early Wednesday India time, and on renewed doubts over Greece's political ability to push through severe fiscal reforms.

Software services exporters gained after the rupee fell to a more than 1-1/2 month low against the dollar: Infosys gained 1 percent.

Cipla jumped 2.8 per cent, having hit earlier a record high, after posting a 61.8 per cent surge in July-September earnings.

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