Lexus Granito(up 4.72%), Pokarna(up 1.82%), 20 Microns(up 1.74%) and MOIL(up 0.99%) stood among the top gainers.
Ashapura Minechem(down 4.99%), KIOCL(down 2.66%), Coal India(down 2.58%), NMDC Ltd(down 2.25%), Oriental Trimex(down 1.18%), Orissa Minerals Development Company(down 0.94%), Gujarat Mineral Dvpt Corporation(down 0.51%), Aro Granite Industries(down 0.24%) and Madhav Marbles and Granites(down 0.18%) were among the top losers of the day.
The NSE Nifty50 index ended 176.3 points down at 17646.0, while the 30-share BSE Sensex closed down 555.15 points at 59189.73.
Oil & Natural Gas Corporation(up 2.72%), TATA CONSUMER PRODUCTS(up 2.4%), UPL Ltd(up 1.77%), Britannia Industries(up 1.45%), HDFC Bank(up 1.22%), Bharat Petroleum Corporation(up 0.75%), HDFC(up 0.35%), Indian Oil Corporation(up 0.15%) and Bajaj Finance(up 0.14%) stood among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.
On the other hand, SBI Life(down 3.95%), Hindalco Industries(down 3.92%), IndusInd Bank(down 3.14%), JSW Steel(down 2.96%), Tata Steel(down 2.81%), Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone(down 2.68%), Tata Motors(down 2.58%), Coal India(down 2.58%), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries(down 2.43%) and Bajaj Auto(down 2.43%) closed in the red.