Stock markets live updates: Sensex jumps 446 points in the opening trade, currently at 61,752; Nifty at 18,462 – The Times of India

Asian markets struggled Monday as inflation concerns returned to the fore, with commodity prices rallying and central banks preparing to roll back their ultra-loose monetary policies.Adding to the grey mood was data showing growth in China’s economy, the world’s second-biggest, slowed further in the third quarter, hit by a property-sector crisis and a looming energy crunch.The losses follow a healthy run-up last week across the world fuelled by a strong start to the earnings season, which helped distract from surging prices.

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