New Delhi: New Delhi: The Sensex and the Nifty gained some ground on Tuesday after falling heavily due to FII selling.
The 30-share BSE index Sensex was down 61.48 points, or 0.34 per cent, at 18,246.04 and the 50-share NSE index Nifty was down 13.3 points (0.25 per cent) at 5,401.45.
Among BSE sectoral indices, metal and realty indices gained the most by 4.84 per cent 2.49 per cent, respectively followed by banking 0.75 per cent and PSU 0.52 per cent.
On the other hand, consumer durables and auto indices plunged the most by 3.54 per cent and 2.26 per cent, respectively followed by healthcare 1.59 per cent and IT 1.4 per cent.
On the Sensex the gainers were Sterlite, Tata Steel, ICICI Bank, Coal India and SBI. The loser's pack included Tata Motors, Sun Pharma, Hero MotoCorp, TCS and M&M.
Overall, the market sentiment remained was bearish due to weak rupee and a weak trend in the Asian market.