•Caution ahead of the expiry of the monthly derivatives contract due on Thursday and concerns around Iraq offset the impact of buying by foreign investors.
•Capital goods shares were leading the fall with Larsen and Toubro Ltd falling 1.01 percent. The stock is still up 54.4 percent so far this year.
•Among other blue chips, State Bank of India gains 1.3 percent while Bajaj Auto Ltd is up 2.3 percent.
•Most realty stocks gained. Index heavyweight Reliance Industries (RIL) declined. Shares of state-run aluminium major National Aluminium Company jumped.
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