cracked on Tuesday as fear of Covid-19 in China and rising bond yields and Brent crude prices around the world rattled sentiment. The sp
was testing the 17,450 mark.
Besides TCS, Maruti Suzuki (up 1.3%) and Kotak Bank were the only Sensex index winners. HDFC Life and SBI Life were additional Nifty50 winners.
Meanwhile, stocks exerting pressure on the benchmarks included Hindalco (down more than 4%), Tata Motors, Coal India, Grasim, Tata Steel, JSW Steel, BPCL, L&T and Wipro.
In broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices fell 2% each.
Among sectors, all key indices were in the red. The Nifty Metal Index was the hardest hit, down more than 3%, followed by the Nifty Realty Index, down 2.8%.