Stock Market LIVE Updates: Sensex, Nifty50 likely to open lower today; SGX Nifty futures drop

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Stock Market LIVE Updates: Indian equity benchmarks Sensex and Nifty50 started Tuesday’s session on a positive note. Gains in financial, oil & gas and IT shares pushed the headline indices higher, though losses in metal scrips played spoilsport. Broader markets strengthened with the Nifty Midcap 100 index up 0.2 percent in early deals, and its smallcap counterpart up half a percent. Fears of an earlier-than-expected rate hike by the Fed to tackle inflation and increasing cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 kept investors on the back foot globally.

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