Stocks and oil fell whilst risk-free-haven gold rose on Monday as the dying toll from a coronavirus outbreak surpassed the SARS epidemic, raising alarm bells about its severity, Reuters reported.
On Friday, the S&P BSE Sensex currently slipped 164 points or .four for each cent to settle at 41,142, whilst the broader Nifty50 index finished at 12,086, down 51.55 points or .42 for each cent.
GAIL, Indiabulls Realty, MRF, and Nalco are between the 230 providers that are scheduled to report their December quarter figures currently.
In the early trade, SGX Nifty was at 12,065 amount, down 19 points or .16 for each cent, indicating a muted start for the indices.
(With inputs from Reuters)