On the global front, the market breadth looked grim, all major Asian indices ended in red with China's Shanghai fell 0.70%, Japan's Nikkei was down by 0.06%, Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index slipped 1.37%.
European markets also witnessed a weak trend, CAC 40 seen down by 0.24% and FTSE 100 slumped 0.36%.
Back to India, the sectors underperformed on the BSE were IT (1.98%), Oil & Gas (1.60%), TECk (1.54%), Metal (1.51%) and Auto (1.22%).
The sectors under the positive territory were Capital Goods, Realty, PSU, Power and Consumer Durables.
On the National Stock Exchange, the top gainers were BHEL, L&T, Ranbaxy, BPCL and DLF, gained, 3.47%, 3.59%, 3.49%, 3.39% and 2.83%, respectively.
Top losers on the NSE were Maruti (3.94%), Hindalco (3.60%), RPower (3.46%) and HeroMoto Corp (3.07%).