New Delhi: The market on Tuesday closed its curtains post a marginal pullback in the crude oil prices, which slipped to around USD 79 per barrel.
The Sensex ended lower by 287.15 points or 0.84% at 33847.23, while the Nifty closed down 98.50 points or 0.96% at 10146.80 with a negative breadth.
With over 822 shares advancing and 1,747 shares declining, some amongst the gainers were IndusInd Bank, HDFC, HPCL and Indiabulls Housing.
While on the other hand, Sun Pharma and Asian Paints were amongst the losers.
Earlier in the day, TVS Motor reported a fall of 0.9 percent (year-on-year) in its net profit for the September quarter at Rs 211.31 crore. The company had reported a profit of Rs 216.16 crore during the same quarter of last year, added Moneycontrol.
Its revenue rose to Rs 4,993.4 crore for the quarter under review, a rise of 23 percent from the revenue of Rs 4,064.72 crore for the corresponding quarter of FY18.
Amongst other was Hindustan Zinc, which traded lower as the company reported a drop in net profit, but declared a higher-than-expected interim dividend.