Market LIVE: Sensex falls 100 points, Nifty holds 15,800; IT, PSBs firm


Live market updates: The benchmark indices started Tuesday’ session with marginal losses on the back of recovery in US futures. The was down 100 points at 52,736, while the was at 15,830, lower by 32 points. 
Among the Sensex-30 shares, Maruti, HDFC twins, Asian Paints, Tata Steel, Kotak Bank, Axis Bank, IndusInd and SBI were the top laggards, down up to 2 per cent. On the Nifty, Hindalco, Tata Motors, HeroMoto and Eicher Motors were the additonal losers. 

Powergrid, NTPC, Tech M, ITC, HCL Tech, Bajaj Finance, Sun Pharma, TCS, Adani Ports, BPCL, Divis Labs, meanwhile were the top winners on the bourses, upto 3 per cent higher. 


In the broader markets, the MidCap and SmallCap indices were also in the positive territory, up to 1 per cent higher. 

Sectorally, Bank, Metals, Auto and Financials were the only players in the negative terrain, down 0.5-0.8 per cent. While, IT, Healthcare, PSU indices were strongly bucking the weak trend and were up 1 per cent each. 

Among stocks, Great Eastern Shipping was up over 2 per cent. The company has contracted to sell its 2010 built R-class Platform Supply Vessel Greatship Rohini for scrapping. Greatship Rohini had suffered damage due to a fire incident on board in February 2021.


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