The 30-share barometer, which had gained 18.24 points on Monday, fell 105.62 points, or 0.55  percent, to 19,076.24 in the first few minutes of trading with realty, banking and consumer durable stocks leading the decline.
Brokers said that fresh selling by funds amid a weak trend on Asian bourses mainly influenced the trading sentiments in Mumbai.

In the Asian region, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index fell 0.99 percent, while Japan's Nikkei was down 1.36 percent in the morning trade.

The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.30 percent lower in Monday's trade.


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