Stock Market Closed: The market closed with a fall for the second consecutive day, Sensex slipped 106 points, Nifty at 16200

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On the second day of the week on Tuesday, recovering from the sluggishness of the previous day, both the indexes of the stock market opened on the green mark and closed with a fall at the end of trading. The Bombay Stock Exchange's 30-share Sensex slipped 106 points to end at 54,365, while the National Stock Exchange's Nifty index closed 62 points lower at 16,240.

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Earlier, the BSE Sensex opened at 54,579 with a gain of 108 points or 0.20 per cent, while the Nifty opened up 29 points or 0.18 per cent at the level of 16,331. With the opening of the market, about 1304 shares rose, 659 shares declined and 77 shares had no change. The Sensex and Nifty closed on the red mark after opening with a strong fall on the last trading day on Monday. At the end of trading, the Sensex slipped 364 points or 0.67 per cent to 54,471, while the Nifty index lost 109 points or 0.67 per cent to end at 16,302.

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Let us inform here that the Indian currency rupee, which reached its all-time low against the dollar on Monday, has seen a rise today and it opened with a gain of 18 paise at 77.28 per dollar on Tuesday against the closing price of 77.46.