The benchmark BSE Sensex today fell by nearly 24 points in early trade as funds and retail investors booked profits after two sessions of gains.

The 30-share barometer, which gained 417.84 points in the previous two sessions, moved down by 23.85 points, or 0.11 per cent, to 21,110.36, with auto, power and realty sector stocks falling the most.

Similarly, the wide-based National Stock Exchange index Nifty, moved down 3.15 points, or 0.05 per cent, to 6,269.60. PTI