After a strong run up in yesterday's trade, the market has opened tepidly on Tuesday. The Sensex is down 5.54 points at 20599.54, and the Nifty down 16.10 points at 6099.25. The rupee gained 5 paise to 62.45 per dollar in early trade on Tuesday as against previous day's close of 62.50. Among the global markets, US stocks wavered on Monday, with benchmark indexes backing off milestones that lifted the Nasdaq composite above 4,000 for the first time in 13 years, as Wall Street pondered an unexpected drop in pending home sales in October and an agreement by Iran to limit its nuclear programme. On BSE, Midcap is trading up by 0.27% and Small cap is up by 0.16%. On Sectoral front, Metal is higher by 0.73% while FMCG is the worst performing sector to eases 0.69%.