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Sensex closes nearly 1% lower after retreating from record highs
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Indian shares pulled back from record highs to close 1% lower on Tuesday, as investors booked profits following a three-session rally.

The benchmark BSE Sensex closed down 0.97% at 38,969.8, while the broader NSE Nifty ended 1.01% lower at 11,709.1.

Both the indexes had gained over 6% in the three sessions to Monday.

Financial and auto stocks were the top losers on both the indexes.

Tata Motors Ltd closed down 7%, while State Bank of India settled 2% lower.

Jet Airways Ltd ended 15% higher after Hinduja Group said it was evaluating a possible bid for the cash-strapped airline.

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