National Stock Exchange’s Nifty ended at 2619.05 down 55.55 points. The broader index slipped to low of 2611.55 and high of 2688.50.
BSE Midcap Index was down 1.72 per cent and BSE Smallcap Index fell 1.31 per cent.
BSE Oil&gas Index was down 2.63 per cent, BSE IT Index fell 2.24 per cent and BSE Bankex moved 2.10 per cent lower.
Losses in Tata Power (-6.56%), Reliance Communications (-4.92%), Reliance Industries (-3.43%), HDFC (-3.34%) and Tata Consultancy Services (-3.1%) took a toll on the Sensex.
Grasim Industries (2.64%), Jaiprakash Associates (1.36%), Maruti Suzuki (0.66%) and ACC (0.43%) were the only stocks in the 30-share index which held onto gains.
Market breadth on BSE remained negative with 1583 declines against 823 advances.
(All figures provisional)