Sensex closes 227 points down, Nifty settles below 10,300

The BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty were trading low on Tuesday due to mixed Asian market conditions and also investors looked forward to macroeconomic data which is due later in the day.

The BSE Sensex closed 227.80 points down at 33,227.99 while the NSE Nifty closed 82.10 points down at 10,240.15.

The top three Sensex gainers were Dr Reddy (+2.83%), Adani Ports (+2.46%) and ONGC (+2.26%).

The top three Sensex losers were Coal India (-2.45%), Cipla (-2.05%) and Heromotoco (-1.98%).

The top three Nifty gainers were Dr Reddy (+2.83%), ONGC (+2.77%) and Adani Ports (+2.37%).

The top three Nifty losers were Hindustan Petroleum (-4.20%), Infratel (-3.29%) and BPCL (-3.02%).