Most Asian markets, too, finished in the red, but European indices showed signs of a rebound after the previous day’s thumping, which saw investors worried about the economic fallout from the coronavirus
outbreak in China huddle in safe-haven assets.
US stock indices, too, opened higher on Tuesday after the S&P 500 suffered its worst day in nearly four months.
In contrast with the Indian markets, the rupee clocked its first gain after three days of losses, recovering by 12 paise to close at 71.31 against the dollar.
Also, spot gold was down 0.2 per cent to $1,578.13 per ounce in London as of 7.32 pm, having touched its highest since January 8 on Monday.
Brent crude, however, was oscillated between positive and negative territory.