Markets have begun the trade on the lowerside, with just a day left to the Union budget. Stocks from the capital goods, infrastructure, banking and IT sectors have given away in the trades. Expectations have built up among the investors and the industrialists from the Union budget, set to be presented tomorrow in the Parliament. Tensions have also aggravated after TMC, one of the allies of the UPA, has supposedly asked for a change of the Railway minister, after his presentation of the Railway budget yesterday.
At 9:59 AM, the Nifty is holding at 5432, down by 32 points or -0.6%