Market benchmark indices broke their six-session rising streak Tuesday as cautious investors weighed a host of factors like depreciating rupee, rising crude prices and weak global cues.
Besides, a caution ahead of RBI policy meet outcome and uncertainty over the longevity of recently enforced US-China trade truce impacted market sentiments.
HDFC twins were the other major laggards in the 30-share index.
The Indian rupee Tuesday furthered losses by 19 paise to 70.65 (intra-day) against the US dollar amid strengthening of the US dollar and rising crude prices.
Brent crude, the international benchmark, was trading 2.40 per cent up at USD 63.17 per barrel.
Meanwhile, market participants are keenly awaiting the Reserve Bank's bi-monthly policy meet outcome, to be announced Wednesday afternoon, which is expected to set the tone for the markets in the near term.
Analysts said market traded range-bound with some negative bias amid caution ahead of RBI policy meet results and rebound in oil prices.
"Rupee gave up some gains while the fall in India's 10 year bond yield to 7.5 is giving a sign of dovish policy from the RBI," they added.
Investor sentiment was also cautious on weak cues from global markets after the euphoria over US-China trade settled and uncertainty over negotiations between the two countries resurfaced.
Sun Pharma, M&M, HDFC, SBI, NTPC, IndusInd Bank, HDFC Bank, HUL, Yes Bank, Asian Paints and Axis Bank fell up to 3 per cent.
While, ONGC, Infosys, Wipro, Vedanta, TCS, Coal India, Bajaj Auto, PowerGrid, Bharti Airtel, and Tata Steel were the top gainers, rising up to 2.52 per cent.
On a net basis, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) bought shares worth Rs 293.12 crore Monday, while domestic institutional investors (DIIs) were net sellers to the tune of Rs 806.45 crore, provisional data available with the BSE showed.
Elsewhere in Asia, Korea's Kospi fell 0.82 per cent, Japan's Nikkei dropped 2.39 per cent. While Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 0.29 per cent and Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.42 per cent.
In Europe, Frankfurt's DAX shed 0.80 per cent and Paris' CAC 40 fell 0.71 per cent. London's FTSE too slipped 0.39 per cent.