Benchmark NSE Nifty closed 61.8 points down at 16240.05 amid selling in frontline bluechip counters.
However, stocks such as Rainbow Childrens
., Ind, , and , touched their fresh 52-week lows.
Overall, 19 shares ended in the green in Nifty50 index, while 31 closed in the red.
In the Nifty 50 index,
Motors, HUL, , and Cem. were among top gainers during the day, while Coal , Tata Steel, , and ended in the red.
The BSE Sensex closed 105.82 points down at 54364.85.
Traders piled up positions in Telecommunications, FMCG, Building Materials, Banks and Auto sectors, while selling was witnessed in Tourism & Hospitality, Agro Processing, Media & Entertainment, Mining and Power sectors during the day.