* The BSE index down 0.06 percent and the NSE index
down 0.18 percent.
* Domestic share weakness comes on the back of weaker Asian
shares that fell as investors were cautious ahead of corporate
earnings season for the last quarter of 2012 and the European
Central Bank's policy meeting later in the week.
* Oil companies fell to profit-taking after a recent rally:
Hindustan Petroleum Corp down 1.5 percent after adding
13.54 percent in previous four sessions while Bharat Petroleum
Corp fell 0.7 percent.
* Oil and Natural Gas Corp shares are down 0.7 percent
while Oil India Ltd is down 0.6 percent.