Mumbai: The BSE Sensex on Wednesday slipped by 158 pts at 52,611.97 in opening session as selling was seen in IT, Telecom, Utilities and Auto stocks.
The Nifty too declined by 34.35 pts at 15,778.
The Sensex registered intra days high and low at 52,801.44 and 52,611.97 pts respectively.
The Nifty registered intra days high and low at 15,811.70 and 15,764.20 pts respectively.
The Mid Cap rose by 0.06 pc and Small Cap by 0.02 pc.
In 30 scrips, 11 advanced while 19 declined.
The losers were HDFC by 0.87 pc to Rs 2522.15, Hind Unilever by 0.69 pc to Rs 2418.55, Maruti Suzuki by 0.69 pc to Rs 7375.05, ICICI Bank by 0.68 pc to Rs 660.10 and Nestle India by 0.65 pc to Rs 17,557.20.
The gainers were Tech Mahindra by 2.13 pc to Rs 1072.50, L& T by 1.25 pc to Rs 1532.25, HCL Technology by 0.90 pc to Rs 977.90 and NTPC by 0.79 pc to Rs 120.75.