Benchmark indices opened the day weak as banking stocks dropped and weak cues from around Asia pushed markets lower.
Tata Steel which slumped to a 52-week low on Thursday continued to lose ground. GAIL and Tata Motors was the top loser in trade from the Nifty.
Bajaj Auto whose shares slumped on Thursday following a weakish set of results managed to trade day higher.
Cairn India which rallied 6 per cent on Thursday following hopes that Cairn Energy may vote against the Cairn Vedanta deal, lost ground.
SUN TV Network was up for the second straight day after the Madras High Court allowed the company to participate in the FM radio auctions.
Mid cap index was also trading lower in line with the benchmark indices. Mphasis, Voltas and Union Bank were the losers from the space.
Meanwhile, most of the Asian markets were trading lower on weak cues from the US.