The 30-share barometer fell by 135.05 points, or 0.29 per cent, to 46,118 on Tuesday. Was doing business. The NSE Nifty fell by 48.55 points, or 0.36 per cent, to close at 13,509.60.
Axis Bank lost the most in the Sensex by two per cent. Apart from this, ONGC, M&M, ICICI Bank, Asian Paints, SBI, HUL, L&T, Titan, Infosys and TCS were also in the red. Shares of Reliance Industries fell 0.38 per cent in early trade.
On the other hand, NTPC, HDFC Bank, HCL Tech, Ultratech Cement, Maruti and Bajaj Auto Tom saw gains. Traders said heavy selling pressure was seen on financial stocks and preferred banking stocks. He said weak sentiment in Asian and global markets has also affected market sentiment.
Yesterday, the Sensex rose 154 points to a new high on Monday, while shares of ICICI Bank, L&T and Kotak Bank rose 154 points amid a steady inflow of foreign funds. The positive sentiment from global markets has also strengthened the outlook here. The 30-stock BSE benchmark Sensex rose 46,3 all.3 on the day, reaching an all-time high. Finally, at the end of trading, it closed at 46,253.46, up 154.45 points or 0.34 percent. This is his new record. Similarly, the wide-based National Stock Exchange Nifty closed at 13,558.15 points, up 44.30 points or 0.33 per cent.