Fairness benchmarks failed to carry on to early beneficial properties and got here underneath promoting stress in a uneven session on Wednesday, with the Sensex tanking 185 factors amid blended developments from international markets.
Excessive crude oil costs and international fund outflows additionally performed spoilsport.
The 30-share BSE Sensex declined 185.24 factors or 0.33 per cent to settle at 55,381.17. Throughout the day, it dived 474.98 factors or 0.85 per cent to 55,091.43 after an preliminary rally.
The broader NSE Nifty dipped 61.80 factors or 0.37 per cent to complete at 16,522.75.
From the Sensex pack, Nestle India, Tech Mahindra, Bajaj Finserv, Solar Pharma, Hindustan Unilever, PowerGrid, UltraTech Cement, HCL Applied sciences, Wipro, Infosys and Bajaj Finance have been among the many main laggards.
In distinction, M&M, HDFC, Kotak Mahindra Financial institution, HDFC Financial institution and Tata Metal have been among the many gainers.
Elsewhere in Asia, markets in Shanghai and Hong Kong ended decrease, whereas Tokyo settled within the inexperienced.
Bourses in Europe have been buying and selling on a blended notice in the course of the afternoon commerce. Inventory markets within the US had ended decrease on Tuesday.
In the meantime, the worldwide oil benchmark Brent crude jumped 1.49 per cent to USD 117.27 per barrel.
Overseas institutional traders offloaded shares value a web 1,003.56 crore on Tuesday, as per inventory alternate information.