Benchmark NSE Nifty closed 89.55 points down at 16125.15 amid selling in frontline bluechip counters.
However, stocks such as
, , Debock Sales & Mktg, and , touched their fresh 52-week lows.
Overall, 15 shares ended in the green in Nifty50 index, while 35 closed in the red.
In the Nifty 50 index, Dr. Reddys,
, HDFC, and were among top gainers during the day, while , , Inds., and HUL ended in the red.
The BSE Sensex closed 236.0 points down at 54052.61.
Traders piled up positions in Telecommunications, Retail, Industrial Equipment, Services and Auto sectors, while selling was witnessed in Engineering, Agro Processing, Tourism & Hospitality, Media & Entertainment and Sugar sectors during the day.