Mumbai: The BSE Sensex remained negative on Wednesday too, as it slid 397 points to open at 56,710 as selling was seen in Energy, FMCG, Bankex and Capital Goods stocks.
The Nifty too fell 81.50 points at 16,925.90.
The Sensex registered days high and low at 56,928.16 and 56,498.72 points respectively.
The Nifty recorded days high and low at 16,950.15 and 16,825.40 points respectively.
The Mid Cap eased 0.12 per cent and Small Cap by 0.07 per cent.
In 30 scrips, 10 advanced, 19 declined and one remained unchanged.
The losers were NTPC by 2.39 per cent to Rs 155.30, IndusInd Bank by 1.88 per cent to Rs 1142.50, ITC by 1.70 per cent to Rs 329.15, HDFC by 1.41 per cent to Rs 2258.75 and Reliance Industries by 1.25 per cent to Rs 2365.50.
The gainers were Sun Pharma by 1.46 per cent to Rs 910, M& M by 1.27 per cent to Rs 1251.40, ICICI Bank by 0.55 per cent to Rs 857.50 and Dr Reddy’s Lab by 0.53 per cent to Rs 4204.33.