The rupee weakened by 17 paise to 67.87 against the United States dollar in early trade at the interbank forex market.
Globally, crude oil prices inched closer to $80 per barrel, stoking fears of rising import bills and worsening fiscal deficits for energy importers like India.
Trends at other Asian markets, however, was better as investors kept a cautious watch on developments in US-China trade negotiations.
NSE benchmark Nifty dropped by 60.75 points to end at 10,741.10 in a volatile session as uncertainties around government formation in Karnataka and growing geopolitical tensions in Korean peninsula hurt investor sentiment.
The BSESensex drifted lower by another 125 points in early trade today amid unabated foreign fund outflows and surging global crude oil prices. "Whatsoever be the final outcome, this will give more depth to the market as concern over the performance of BJP in the next general election of 2019 will reduce", Vinod Nair, head of research, Geojit Financial Services Ltd, said. Although trading with a mild gain of 0.05 per cent, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was headed for a 1 per cent loss for the week.
Sectoral indices led by IT, Teck, capital goods, oil and gas, banking and PSU were trading in the red.
In terms of investments, provisional data with the exchanges showed that foreign institutional investors sold scrips worth Rs 699.22 crore, while the domestic institutional investors bought stocks worth Rs 229.06 crore. China's Shanghai Composite index too rose 0.46 per cent.
The Nifty slumped 147.8 points or 1.35 per cent from its days high and finally ended the day at 10,801.85, down 0.04 per cent or 4.75 points.
On the other hand, reality jumped by 2.06 per cent, FMCG 1.81 per cent, media 0.56 per cent and IT 0.15 per cent.
Trump had previously disputed whether he was aware of the payment by Cohen and whether he reimbursed him. Later that week, the president said the newly hired Mr Giuliani needed time to "get his facts straight".
The theory is given some credence by testimony from Corey Lewandowski, a top campaign aide, who told House investigators that Mr. Trump was reportedly hoping that the Miss Universe contest could open doors to a major development deal in Moscow .
Thousands of Gaza residents turned out on Tuesday for the funerals of Palestinians killed by Israeli troops a day earlier. . Since the beginning of protests on March 30, more than 100 people have been killed, including 13 children.
Eight people drowned after their boat capsized late Sunday during a storm in northern Uttar Pradesh state. Divers failed in trying to locate the boat on Tuesday night due to the bad weather and darkness.
Apple lawyer Bill Lee told jurors this week that their sole objective was to determine what damages the company should collect. Naturally, Apple is arguing the former, while Samsung reckons it should be the latter.
He further questioned why Mumbai trial wasn't completed while adding that he always spoke the truth and stood by it. On Sunday, the military called an emergency meeting of the National Security Council which reviewed Mr.
Mark , Samantha's boyfriend, told TMZ the pair were driving near a toll booth when they had a "paparazzi confrontation". It is understood the surgery was required after the father experienced a significant amount of damage to his heart.
The United States-based climber has repeatedly broken her own record for the most Everest summits by a woman. She first climbed Everest from South Col in 2000 and since has climbed from the North Col eight times.
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Last week, Haspel said she would not permit the spy agency to restart any kind of harsh detention and interrogation programmes. There are valid questions that have been raised regarding the Acting Director's record, and I have been frank with Ms.
Rapper TI arrested outside his gated community
He ended the short video saying despite it all, he made it to his son's birthday and will "let God deal with the craziness". Rapper T.I.is speaking out following his arrest in Georgia on Wednesday, insisting he was detained over bogus allegations.
Tributes Pour In For Tom Wolfe
Wolfe worked as a reporter at the Springfield Union in MA and as the Latin American correspondent for the Washington Post . He later left for Washington, then New York , arriving there in 1962 to work for The New York Herald Tribune .
Taliban battle into west Afghan city renews crisis
Reporters Without Borders called it the most lethal single attack on the media since the fall of the Taliban . A total of 43 Taliban fighters were killed during the battles in three different districts, he added.
Facebook suspends 200 apps over data misuse
MPs have again criticised Facebook for submitting "insufficient" evidence to a parliamentary inquiry about how it handles data. That said, the myPersonality Facebook app did actually scrub your name off before exposing your personal data online .
Riau Police HQ Attacked by Unidentified Men
The group began the assault by ramming a vehicle into the police headquarters in the town of Pekanbaru in Riau province. The church and earlier police station attacks were likely motivated by the arrest of JAD leaders, authorities said.
Fox's 'Gotham' to return for 5th Season
It probably makes sense to do a time jump, especially considering Bruce Wayne is still a teenager. Gotham now has 86 episodes under its belt, and the season 4 finale will make it 87.
One dead, arrests in Indonesia terror raid
The country has been relatively quiet in recent years after major cells connected to larger organized groups were stamped out. Suicide bombings were condemned by President Joko Widodo who called it "barbaric" and "beyond humanity".
Gap apologizes for China map T-shirt after backlash
In a tweet, People's Daily showed the offending T-shirt alongside what it considers to be the correct map. It is available online on the Gap Factory U.S. website, as part of the "City T-shirt in Jersey" range.