The Sensex and the Nifty today slipped marginally in the afternoon trade amid mixed global cues. However, the Sensex was trading above 60,600 and the Nifty remained above 18,100 level.
The BSE Sensex declined 46 points, or 0.8 percent, to trade at 60,673. The NSE Nifty also fell nine points, or 0.05 percent, to trade at 18,101.
In the forex market, the rupee strengthened four paise to trade at 74 rupees and 45 paise against the US dollar in the afternoon deals.