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Sensex snaps 3-day rise, ends 0.9 pct lower


The Sensex seesawed and ended down 0.9 percent on Tuesday, snapping a three-day rising streak as investors booked profits and weak European markets dampened sentiments.

INDIAIndex heavyweight Reliance Industries ended nealry 2 percent lower and SBI slipped 3.8 percent.

The banking index shed 2 percent, followed closely by the IT index which ended 1.7 percent down.

TCS slipped 4.8 percent and Infosys lost 1.8 percent in the session. However, Rolta India bucked the trend and rose over 17 percent. It was the top traded counter on the BSE.