Madhya Bharat Agro Products(up 4.82%), Sikko Industries(up 2.18%), Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizers(up 2.18%), Chambal Fertilisers & Chemicals(up 1.40%) and Deepak Fertilizers & Petrochemicals(up 0.28%) stood among the top gainers.
National Fertilizer(down 6.25%), Agro Phos(down 4.99%), Khaitan Chemicals & Fertilizers(down 4.97%), Nagarjuna Fertilizers & Chem(down 4.89%), Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers(down 4.82%), ZUARIAGRO(down 4.08%), Aries Agro(down 3.96%), Fertilizers & Chemicals Tranvancore(down 3.51%), Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers(down 3.05%) and Coromandel International(down 2.81%) were among the top losers of the day.
The NSE Nifty50 index ended 359.1 points down at 15808.0, while the 30-share BSE Sensex closed down 1158.08 points at 52930.31.
Wipro(up 0.4%) stood among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.
On the other hand, Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone(down 6.13%), IndusInd Bank(down 5.79%), Tata Steel(down 4.12%), Tata Motors(down 4.08%), Hindalco Industries(down 3.95%), JSW Steel(down 3.72%), Bajaj Finance(down 3.68%), Bajaj Finserv(down 3.59%), UPL Ltd(down 3.43%) and Axis Bank(down 3.38%) closed in the red.