Shiite Muslim women mourn as they watch a religious procession on the tenth day of the Islamic month of Muharram, which marks the day of Ashura and the martyrdom at Karbala of Hussain ibn Ali, the grandson of the prophet Muhammad, in Chennai.
The BSE index turned weak in late-afternoon trade and closed lower by 169.45 points, or 0.45 per cent, at 37,121.22. This is its lowest closing since July 26 when it had finished at 36,984.64. read more
On Friday, the rupee had gained 34 paise to close at a one-week high of 71.84 against the US dollar on positive macro data and hopes of policy intervention by the government to defend the volatile currency. read more