Benchmark indices ended lower on Tuesday as investors turned wary amid mixed global cues. Declining rupee and rising crude oil prices also put strain on stocks.
The BSE Sensex closed 174.91 points lower at 34,299.47, while the NSE Nifty50 ended 47 points, down at 10,301.05.
Dr. Reddy’s, Zeel, Bajaj Finance, Adani Ports and Vedanta were among the major gainers on the NSE, while Tata Motors, Titan, Asian Paints, HPCL, Eicher Motors and Asian Paints were major losers.
Among sectoral indices on the NSE, Nifty Financial Service, Nifty IT, Nifty Media, Nifty metal and Nifty Pharma went up between ranges 0.36 to 2.13 percent.
Auto, banking, O&G and FMCG stocks dragged with heavy selling pressure. In the O&G pack, HPCL, GAIL, Reliance, IOC and BPCL plunged heavily between ranges 1.90% – 4% due to heavy selling pressure, amid muted buying from traders. Shares of Tata Motors went down 11.22%, while Eicher Motor declined 4.22% at Rs. 21,200 in auto stocks.
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