Benchmark indices fell for the second consecutive session on Tuesday as cautious investors booked profits ahead of Union Budget that is due tomorrow and December core sector data due later today. All the sectors ended in the negative zone with BSE Small Cap loosing 134 points at 12935 and BSE MidCap dropped 143 points at 12875.
Gainers: Idea Cellular, IndusInd Bank, ITC, Bharti Airtel, Power Grid Corp
Losers: Bharti Infratel, Grasim, TCS, Tech Mahindra, HCL Tech
In Asian Market, Japan’s Nikkei dropped over 327 points and closed at 19041, Hang Seng lost 13 points at 23360 and Shanghai Composite was 9 points up at 3159.