Sensex fall over 1 pct on growing budget caution

Last Updated: Tue, Feb 26, 2013 07:34 hrs

Sensex fell more than 1 percent on Tuesday on widespread profit-taking in blue chips such as ICICI Bank and Tata Motors ahead of the 2013/14 budget to be unveiled on Thursday.

The NSE index fell 1 percent to below 5,800 points for the first time since Nov. 29, 2012.

The BSE index was down 0.95 percent.

ICICI Bank Ltd fell 2.7 percent, while Tata Motors Ltd dropped 3.9 percent.

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