The Sensex ended the day at 26845.81, lower by 190.04 points or by -0.70 per cent and the NSE Nifty was at 8129.35 down by 48.05 points or by -0.59 per cent.
On global front, the European counters were sluggish with all the CAC, DAX and FTSE trading in red. Asian indices ended the day on a mixed note.
Rajesh Exports have bagged orders worth Rs 1360 crores of designer range of gold and diamond jewellery from UAE.
The stock ended the day at Rs 648, higher by 1.85 per cent on BSE. It touched an intraday high Rs 655 during the trade.
Tata Steel that the Trustee of the British Steel Pension Scheme and Tata Steel UK Limited have concluded the triennial actuarial valuation of the Scheme as at March 31, 2014, the company said in the BSE filing.
Accounting impacts arising from the changes to the pension plan will be recorded in the Company's Accounts in due course.
The stock ended the day at Rs 240, higher by 1.35 per cent on BSE. It touched an intraday high Rs 242 during the trade.
Moody's today assigned lowest investment grade rating, Baa3, to homegrown auto major Mahindra & Mahindra, although with a stable outlook.
The stock ended the day at Rs 1272, lower by 0.98 per cent on BSE. It touched an intraday low Rs 1267 during the trade.
Adani Power said that it is in talks with Welspun Group for buying two ready-to-build coal-fired power plants for Rs 400 crore.
The stock ended the day at Rs 26.30, lower by 1.13 per cent on BSE. It touched an intraday low Rs 26.15 during the trade.