After scaling lifetime highs in the previous session, the 30-share index was trading 15.27 points, or 0.04%, lower at 40,252.35.

Domestic equity benchmarks BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty opened on a cautious note on Tuesday as investors await RBI’s monetary policy decision, amid weak cues from global markets.

After scaling lifetime highs in the previous session, the 30-share index was trading 15.27 points, or 0.04%, lower at 40,252.35, and the broader Nifty slipped 10.10 points, or 0.04%, to 12,077.90.

Top losers in the Sensex pack include HCL Tech, TCS, Hero MotoCorp, Asian Paints, Infosys, Bajaj Auto, HUL and Maruti, shedding up to 2%.

On the other hand, Yes Bank, NTPC, PowerGrid, L&T, Tata Motors and ITC were among the top gainers, rising up to 2.64%.