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According to pivot charts, the key support levels for the Nifty are placed at 14,551.97, followed by 14,486.13.

The three main Wall Street indexes ended Friday higher for the day and week, with the S&P 500 and the Dow breaking closing records, as investors took strong economic data and bank earnings as signs of momentum in the U.S.

Bitcoin, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency, fell as much as 14% to $51,541 on Sunday, reversing most of the big gains it made over the past week.

Foreign portfolio investors have pulled out a net Rs 4,615 crore from Indian markets in April so far amid a sharp escalation in COVID-19 cases and the consequent restrictions imposed by various states, unnerving overseas investors.

This translated into a total net withdrawal of Rs 4,615 crore during April 1-16.

Japan’s exports posted their strongest growth in more than three years in March, led by a surge in China-bound shipments, in a sign the economic recovery from last year’s deep coronavirus slump remains intact.

Ministry of Finance data showed on Monday exports surged 16.1% in March from a year earlier, marking the steepest rise since November 2017.

Non-banking finance companies have requested the Reserve Bank to extend the one-time restructuring scheme of MSME advances till March 31, 2022, as these players are unable to revive their businesses.

There were allegations of preferential access to Tick-By-Tick data feed being given by the exchange to certain trading members, following which Sebi probed the matter.

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