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    10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell
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    Indian stocks looked set for a tepid start on Wednesday, tracking subdued Asian cues on mounting signs of slowing global growth and anxiety over a yet-unresolved Sino-US trade dispute. At 07:11 AM, SGX Nifty, an early indicator of the Nifty 50's trend in India, was down 0.02 percent at 10,930, indicating a tepid start for the Indian market.

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    1. Asia: Japan's Nikkei dropped 0.7 percent while MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped 0.1 percent. (Image Source: Reuters/Caption Credits: Reuters)

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    2. US: The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 301.87 points, or 1.22 percent, to 24,404.48. The S&P 500 lost 37.81 points, or 1.42 percent, to 2,632.9 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 136.87 points, or 1.91 percent, to 7,020.36. (Image Source: Reuters/Caption Credits: Reuters)

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    3. Market At Close On Tuesday: Indian shares ended with sharp cuts on Tuesday, reversing a five straight session of gains as global cues weighed on investor sentiment. The Sensex settled 134 points lower or by 0.37 percent, at 36,444 at close. The Nifty ended above 10,900, at 10,922.75, down by 39 points or 0.36 percent. (Image Source: Stock Image)

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    4. Crude Oil: US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $52.74 per barrel at 0024 GMT, down 27 cents, or 0.5 percent from their last settlement. International Brent crude oil futures had yet to trade. (Image Source: Reuters/Caption Credits: Reuters)

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    5. Rupee: The rupee closed at 71.44, down by 16 paise against the dollar on Tuesday. (Image Source: Reuters)

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    6. Dollar: As US yields fell, the dollar lost steam against the yen, fetching 109.33 yen, off Friday's three-week high of 109.895. (Image Source: Reuters/Caption Credits: Reuters)

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    7. FIIs & DIIs: Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) sold shares worth Rs 79 crore while domestic institutional investors (DIIs) sold shares worth Rs 84 crore in the Indian equity market on January 22. (Image Source: Stock Image)

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    8. Raghuram Rajan At Davos: Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor told CNBC-TV18 despite India's GDP growth, the jobs in India are not growing. The country reported a GDP growth of 7.1 percent in the second quarter of the financial year. Rajan supported Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) stand on fiscal growth and said a lot of India's fiscal deficit is off-balance sheet. (Image Source: Stock Image)

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    9. Centre To Raise Funds Through Sale Of State Assets: The centre is likely to seek to raise about Rs 80,000 crore ($11.21 billion) through the sale of state-owned assets in the next fiscal year, beginning April 1, two government sources with direct knowledge of budget discussions told Reuters on Tuesday. (Image Source: Reuters/Caption Credits: Reuters)

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    10. Maharashtra Signs Deal With USIBC: Maharashtra and the US-India Business Council (USIBC) on Tuesday signed a pact to promote the state as an investment destination for American companies. The state is aiming to become a $1-trillion economy by 2025 and this partnership aims to support the state to achieve its industrial growth targets, a statement from the state government said. (Image Source: Stock Image/Caption Credits: PTI)

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