On Monday closing, the benchmark indices settled on a lower note amid mixed global cues, showing two-week closing low with the Sensex falling 114.86 points to 26374.70 dragged by losses in Sun Pharma, Asian Paints, HDFC and Bharti Airtel. Broader Nifty also slipped below 8,100 level.
GAIL, ICICI Bank, Cipla and NTPC were the top gainers on BSE Sesex.
Broader market performed in line the headline indices with BSE Midcap and Smallcap down 0.51 percent and 0.46 percent respectively.
Looking to Asian markets, it finished broadly lower today as China's bond market witnessed a sell-off last week in the midst of tightening of short-term credit by China's central bank.