The Sensex and the Nifty today slipped marginally in the afternoon trade amid mixed global cues. However, the Sensex remained above the 60,000 mark and the Nifty was trading above the 17,900 level. The BSE Sensex fell 38 points, or 0.06 per cent, to trade at 60,101. The NSE Nifty also declined 11 points, or 0.06 per cent, to trade at 17,919.
In the forex market, the rupee strengthened 13 paise to trade at 74 rupees and 75 paise against the US dollar in the afternoon deals.