Mumbai: BSE Sensex on Wednesday tumbled down by 242 pts to 40,382.89 as selling was seen across the board.
The Nifty of National Stock Exchange too fell by 85.55 pts to 11,848.95.
The Sensex registered intra days high and low at 40,623.19 and 40,365.83 pts respectively.
The Nifty registered intra days high and low at 11,919.80 and 11,838.35 respectively.
The Mid Cap fell by 0.41 pc and Small Cap by 0.66 pc.
In 30 scrips, 21 declined while 9 advanced.
The losers were NTPC by 3.14 pc to Rs 80.10, ONGC by 2.97 pc to Rs 67, Powergrid by 2.46 pc to Rs 156.80 and ITC by 1.65 pc to Rs 167.40.
The gainers were Tata Steel by 0.78 pc to Rs 370.35, Bajaj Auto by 0.63 pc to Rs 3054.05, Hind Unilever by 0.30 pc to Rs 2143.70 and Titan by 0.24 pc to Rs 1232.65.