It was one more day of consolidation on on Dalal Street as value benchmarks began the session on a positive note yet wiped out those additions in evening trade to close barely lower, weighed around accident in Chinese offers.
The 30-share BSE Sensex fell 46.73 points to 27831.54. The 50-share NSE Nifty declined 10.75 points to 8466.55 in the wake of hitting an intraday high of 8525.75 and low of 8433.60. On the other hand, the more extensive markets beat benchmarks, upheld by retail and HNIs.
The BSE Midcap increased 0.5 percent and Smallcap rose 0.9 percent. The business broadness stayed positive all through the session as around 1633 shares progressed against 1234 shares declined on the Bombay Stock Exchange.
Coal India, GAIL, Cipla, Vedanta and Lupin were among slower side. Maruti, Tata Steel, Infosys, TCS and SBI were top gainers in the Sensex.