Geo-political issues returned after US President Donald Trump, in his speech to UN General Assembly, threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if it persists with its ballistic missile and nuclear programme.
The Sensex and Nifty were trading flat as investors remained cautious ahead of the Fed policy statement to be announced later today. Europe too had its share of weakness.
The Nifty50 closed at 10,147.55 points after touching a fresh high of 10,178.95 points during intra-day trade, while the Sensex closed at 32,402.37 points - down 21.39 points, or 0.07 per cent. The gauge had gained 610.64 points in the previous seven sessions.
The broader NSE index closed down 0.06 percent at 10,141.15, while the benchmark BSE index ended 0.01 percent lower at 32,400.51. FII's passive trading approach with capital inflow limited to primary market and debt also might have weighed down the momentum. Japanese financial markets are closed for a public holiday today. There would be no such charge from January 1, 2020, the regulator said. Bharti Airtel, the nation's largest mobile phone operator, ended 0.4% higher after slumping as much as 6% earlier in the day.
Hurricane Maria churns towards Caribbean
Download the First Alert Weather App to utilize the tropical tracker feature to keep an eye on all of the storms out at sea. Torrential rainfall, an anticipated six to 12 inches worth, could cause deadly flooding and mudslides through the islands.
Toys 'R' Us bankruptcy reports worry investors
Toys "R" Us is the latest in a string of financially distressed companies hiring executives with debt restructuring experience. But CNBC has also reported the company has hired lawyers at Kirkland & Ellis to help it restructure its debt.
HeromotoCorp fell the most by 2.29 per cent among Sensex scrips. Unilever (down 1.16 per cent), ICICI Bank (down 1.05 per cent) and Ambuja Cements (down 1.03 per cent) were losing in the Nifty50 index.
In contrast, Dr Reddy's was the leader by rising 3.33 per cent, to Rs 2,313.60, followed by Tata Steel 1.64 per cent, to Rs 687.65 on unabated buying activity.
Tata Steel advanced 1.4 percent after the miner entered into a joint venture with Germany's Thyssenkrupp to merge their European steel businesses.
Mumbai: Broadly negative global cues, along with profit booking in metals, consumer durables and healthcare stocks, led the key Indian equity indices to provisionally close on a flat-to-negative note on Tuesday.
An intact submarine dating from the First World War has been discovered at the bottom of the sea, just off the coast of Belgium . Carl Decaluwe, the governor of Western Flanders , said the find on the floor of the North Sea is "unique".
Either way, if you find yourself in a pickle over a cancelled Ryanair flight, whether in Malta or not, we've got you covered. Firstly, the company changed its holiday year from January to December rather than April to March.
Hwy 55: From 5 p.m. until closing on Monday, Lil' Cheeseburgers at Hwy 55 are just 55 cents apiece (normal price: $3.39). White Castle - Those that order through the mobile app can use the code "save20" to get 20% off of their orders today.
The title pretty much sums it up - if you're rocking an iPhone 5 or an older one, then no, you shouldn't keep your hopes up. There's also multi-Touch to move multiple items at the same time and the ability to search handwritten text itself.
Defence minister Tobias Ellwood said there was discord in the party at a time when "poise, goal and unity are called for". Ms Rudd, however, said she did not think Mr Johnson was laying the groundwork to challenge Prime Minister May.
Cena wrestled Rusev at today's WWE live event in Shenzhen, China and defeated him in a match that took place before intermission. The Goddess of WWE forged a friendship with Jax, but Nia chose to strike out on her own.
Mexico's seismological agency set the magnitude at 6.8 and said its center was east of the city in the state of Puebla. In Mexico City pictures fell from walls, objects were shaken off of flat surfaces and computer monitors toppled over.
They are expected to reach a decision on whether to extend the supply cut program beyond March and to deepen the cuts. That is 7% above the five-year average, compared with 12% earlier this year, according to HSBC Holdings PLC.
They added that if flown on a normal trajectory it could reach the USA military bases of Guam in the western pacific. In his remarks Monday, Mattis made clear that the USA and Japan are prepared for future missile threats.
If a North Korean missile were to threaten USA or Japanese territory, he said, "that would elicit a different response from us". Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis told reporters Monday that one military option wouldn't put Seoul at grave risk.
Bankruptcy Approaching For Toys 'R' Us
The company says the proceedings are a way for Toys "R" Us to work with its creditors on restructuring the debt beleaguering it. Last year, the market size of traditional toys and games in Singapore was US$202.5 million, up by 1.1 per cent from 2015.
Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq edge up to new record peaks
A separate report released by the Labor Department showed increases in USA import and export prices in the month of August. Telecom stocks showed a significant move to the upside on the day, driving the NYSE Arca Telecom Index up by 1.1%.
Slovenia claim FIBA Eurobasket title
Bogdan Bogdanovic, who is set to join the Sacramento Kings next season, led Serbia with 22 points. Serbia slowed down the pace in the third, which ended with Slovenia up 71-67.
At UN, Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' North Korea
Meanwhile, the North Korean envoy actually left the room before Trump took to the podium and made more threats against Pyongyang . The administration has shied away from talk of nation-building or creating democracies through the use of the USA military.
3 dead, several critically injured when buses crash in Flushing
At least three people were confirmed killed and more than a dozen others were injured after two buses collided on Monday in NY . A person answering the phone there declined to comment; there was no immediate response to an emailed request seeking comment.