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BSE Sensex is expected to decline next week, adding to their biggest weekly fall in five this week, on caution ahead of wholesale price-based inflation, the central bank's policy review and the U.S. Federal Reserve meet.
Rate-sensitive stocks are expected to lead declines after a pick-up in retail inflation to its fastest pace on record was seen forcing the central bank to raise interest rates for a third time on Wednesday.
Option traders and technical analysts however say support for the NSE index is seen at around the 6,000 level.
Post-RBI, the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy decision will be closely monitored to see whether they choose to taper its monetary stimulus or for clues on how soon the taper would begin.