Benchmark indices ended the day lower as investors once again worried over the slump in commodity prices, particularly crude oil. The fate of the GST Bill, following frequent disruptions in the Rajya Sabha also was a cause of concern in trade.
The Sensex ended the day lower by 219.98 points, while the Nifty ended the day lower by 75.50 points.
HDFC twins, HDFC Bank and HDFC also fell on selling from foreign funds.
Tata Motors rallied after the company said that Jaguar Land Rover retail sales were 27 percent at 46,547 units (YoY).
The Mid cap index saw a deeper cut of one per cent with GMR Infra falling 4 per cent, while Reliance Power was down 5 per cent. Unitech and Voltas were the other major losers from the space.
Meanwhile, markets across Asia ended the day with losses, while poor overnight closings in the US. European markets were also trading lower.