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Nifty falls below 9350 in opening, Sensex lower; banks extend gains

Equity benchmarks started off last day of the week on a negative note, with the Nifty falling below 9350 level on profit booking after a rally in previous session on account of RBI's approval for amendments to Banking Regulation Act.

The 30-share BSE Sensex was down 73.03 points at 30,053.18 and the 50-share NSE Nifty fell 23.20 points to 9,336.70.

Bank stocks continued their run up after President gave a nod to ordinance dealing with NPAs, amendment to Banking Regulation Act.

Reliance Industries, Asian Paints, Lupin, Coal India and Dr Reddy's Labs were early gainers.

The rupee opened 6 paise weaker against the dollar at 64.22 as nationalised banks bought the greenback heavily in early trade.

"The USD seems to have taken a breather ahead of US Jobs data later today and second round of French Presidential elections later this week, after a hawkish FoMC," 

The USD-INR pair continues to consolidate around the current levels. He expects the rupee to trade in the 64.10-64.40 range ahead of the crucial data today.

Asian markets struggled as traders await the US nonfarm payrolls data later and after drops in commodity prices overnight. The Australia's ASX 200 fell 0.74 percent while Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index was down 1.06 percent. The China's Shanghai Composite shed 0.68 percent.

Markets in Japan and South Korea remain shut for the Children's Day holiday.

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