The NSE Nifty continued to trade weak, but was above the 5,200 mark. The BSE capital goods index underperformed the other sectoral indices. It was down over 1%. Oil & gas, banks, realty, pharma and power stocks were on the sellers radar.
On the global front, Asian Markets were also trading weak. Japan's Nikkei 225 was down 1.45% at 8,669.87 and Singapore's Straits Times was down 0.64% at 3,009.79.
Back home, the Sensex was down 90.78 points or 0.53% at 17,188.07, and the Nifty was down 28.40 points or 0.54% at 5,214.30.
About 1,035 shares advanced, 1,264 shares declined, and 1,136 shares remained unchanged.
Top losers on the Nifty were Dr Reddys Labs at Rs 1,605.05, down 2.99%, Kotak Mahindra at Rs 564.40, down 2.69%, BHEL at Rs 229.90, down 2.11%, Cipla at Rs 328, down 1.37% and BPCL at Rs 383.05, down 1.35%.
However, top gainers on the Nifty were Bajaj Auto at Rs 1,579.80, up 2.07%, TCS at Rs 1,223.75, up 1.89%, Jindal Steel at Rs 431.35, up 1.36%, Asian Paints at