Indian IT stocks may fall as tech stocks battered on Nasdaq

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Indian IT stocks may fall as tech stocks battered on Nasdaq
Infosys: Quotes, News
BSE 877.15BSE Quote3.65 (0.42%)
NSE 875.40NSE Quote2 (0.23%)
Tata Consultancy Services: Quotes, News
BSE 2500.00BSE Quote21.4 (0.86%)
NSE 2497.55NSE Quote31.25 (1.25%)
The US Nasdaq Composite saw one of its worst declines since Nov 2011, dropping 3.1 per cent as investors heavily sold shares in technology stocks.

The Nasdaq Composite fell as much as 141 points at one stage, and ended down 129.79 points, or 3.1 percent.

On the NASDAQ stocks like Facebook, Google, Priceline Group and fell. This was also accompanied by a fall in biotechnology stocks.

Indian IT Stocks may fall when market opens for trading. Sentiments for these stocks are already very weak, following an appreciation in the rupee and a warning by Infosys and TCS on a subdued revenues growth for Q4.

At a recent investor meet, Infosys CEO S D Shibulal had this to say, "At the beginning of the quarter (Q4) we gave guidance for FY 2014. Several factors may result in our revenues to be near the lower end of guidance."Read more on the Infy guidance here

Indian IT stocks have already declined 10 -15 per cent after hitting 52-week highs earlier this year.

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Story first published: Friday, April 11, 2014, 8:36 [IST]
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