Share Market Highlights: The benchmark equity indices on the BSE and National Stock Exchange (NSE) ended lower for the second straight day on Tuesday weighed by a fall in the shares of automobiles and metal companies.
The S&P BSE Sensex slipped 205.10 points (0.49 per cent) to end at 41,323.81, while the broader Nifty 50 settled at 12,169.85, down 54.70 points (0.45 per cent).
Among the sectoral indices on NSE, the Nifty Auto index fell 1.28 per cent on Tuesday driven by Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), Tata Motors and Maruti Suzuki India. This apart, the Nifty Metal index too slipped 1.27 per cent weighed by Tata Steel.
In the broader market, the S&P BSE MidCap index ended at 15,586.67, down 32.19 points or 0.21 per cent, while the S&P BSE SmallCap ended little changed at 14,651.76.
(with inputs from agencies)