Equity benchmarks dropped in early trade today. Currently, Sensex is 313 points down at 25837 and Nifty has dropped 114 points at 7959. Except IT and Teck sector all the other sectors are moving into losses. BSE SmallCap is live at 11545 with 323 points down, BSE MidCap dropped 285 points at 11786 and Nifty Midcap lost 345 points at 14017. About 361 shares have advanced, 1967 shares have declined and 135 shares are still unchanged.
Gainers: Bharti Infratel, Wipro, HCL Tech, Tech Mahindra, GAIL
Losers: Bank of Baroda, Eicher Motors, SBI, BHEL, Tata Steel
Asian Market Updates: Japan's Nikkei is 145 points up at 18113, Hang Seng is 37 points down at 22307 and Taiwan Index has hiked 32 points at 904.