Source: Agencies28 Apr 2016 10:25:32

Mumbai, April 28: The 30-share S&P BSE Sensex is currently trading lower by 10.08 points, or 0.04%, to 26,054.04, while the Nifty 50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) falls 0.75 points, or 0.01%, to 7,979.15.  

The Indian rupee is trading little changed against the US dollar at 66.46, down 0.01%, from its previous close of 66.45. 
India’s 10-year bond yield is trading at 7.451%, as compared with its Wednesday’s close of 7.461%. The dollar is down 2% at ¥109.22 after the policy announcement, while the euro also sheds 2% to ¥123.72.

The Bank of Japan (BoJ) held off on expanding monetary stimulus on Thursday, defying market expectations for action even as soft global demand, an unwelcome yen rise and weak consumption threatened to derail a fragile economic recovery.

Benchmark US crude oil falls after hitting its highest level this year, slipping 14 cents to $45.19 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Brent crude, the international standard, loses 47 cents to $46.71 a barrel in London.