The domestic equity benchmarks were trading with small losses in morning trade. FMCG shares advanced for second day in a row. At 10:28 IST, the barometer index, the S&P BSE Sensex, was down 147.61 points or 0.30% at 49,344.71. The Nifty 50 index lost 50.95 points or 0.35% to 14,513.90.
US President-elect Joe Biden is expected to unveil a major Covid-19 relief package on Thursday.
In the broader market, the S&P BSE Mid-Cap index gained 0.18% while the S&P BSE Small-Cap index shed 0.16%.
The market breadth was negative. On the BSE, 1169 shares rose and 1333 shares fell. A total of 147 shares were unchanged.
Total COVID-19 confirmed cases worldwide stood at 92,317,137 with 1,977,912 deaths. India reported 213,603 active cases of COVID-19 infection and 151,727 deaths, according to the data from the Ministry of…