The Sensex closed 0.08% lower at 59,549.9, while the Nifty 50 declined 0.07% to 17,662.15 by end of trading hours.
The S&P BSE Sensex closed 50 points, or 0.08%, lower at 59,549.9, while the NSE Nifty 50 Index declined by 13 points, or 0.07%, to 17,662.15, by end of trading hours.
SBI, Mahindra and Mahindra, Power Grid Corp. of India, UltraTech Cement, and Adani Ports and SEZ were the top gainers in the gauge.
Bajaj Finance, TCS, Tech Mahindra, Britannia Industries, and HDFC Life Insurance were the top losers among the NSE Nifty 50 Index constituents.
The market breadth was skewed in favour of the bulls. About 2,439 stocks rose, 1,057 declined and 129 remained unchanged on the BSE.