The domestic equity market traded rangebound on Tuesday, tracking mixed cues from other Asian and European markets. While the Chinese state authorities intervened to ease the panic in the market, the volatility in stocks kept investors nervous, hampering initiation of fresh positions on the benchmarks.
The S&P BSE Sensex lost 43 points, or 0.17 per cent, to close the day at 25,580. Nifty50, the 50-stock barometer, closed at 7,785, down 6.69 points, or 0.1 per cent. Tata Steel and GAIL were the top gainers in the index. Selling was seen on the counters of HDFC Bank, TCS, Infosys and HUL, which weighed heavy on the BSE benchmark.
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