Equity benchmark Sensex tanked 300 factors on Tuesday, monitoring losses in index-heavyweights Reliance Industries, HDFC twins and Maruti amid weak cues from Asian friends. The 30-share BSE index settled 300.06 factors or 0.79 per cent down at 37,734.08. The broader NSE Nifty fell 96.90 factors or 0.86 per cent to 11,153.65.
Maruti was the highest loser within the Sensex pack, shedding round 3 per cent, adopted by L&T, IndusInd Bank, Axis Bank, ONGC, Reliance Industries, Asian Paints and HDFC.
On the opposite hand, HCL Tech, TCS, Sun Pharma and Tech Mahindra had been among the many gainers.
Indian market was subdued following continued promoting in different main markets throughout the globe resulting from recent worries over one other spherical of restrictions resulting from improve in COVID-19 circumstances, which might hurt the already sluggish financial restoration, stated Narendra Solanki, Head- Equity Research (Fundamental), Anand Rathi.
During the afternoon session market briefly tried to get well, however didn’t maintain as recent promoting throughout the broader markets returned, he added.
Bourses in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul ended with losses, whereas inventory exchanges in Europe opened on a constructive be aware.
Meanwhile, world oil benchmark Brent crude was buying and selling 1.30 per cent greater at USD 41.98 per barrel.
In the foreign exchange market, the rupee depreciated 20 paise to shut at 73.58 in opposition to the US greenback.