The market opened on a dismal note, tracking weak global cues, and ended with notable losses, despite finding some support past mid afternoon.
The Sensex ended at 19,289.38 (provisional) with a loss of 138.18 points or 0.71%.
The Nifty closed at 5833.80, down 38.80 points or 0.66% at 5833.80.
Metal stocks were among the worst hit in the sell-off.
PSU, automobile, oil and realty stocks too mostly ended notably lower.
Power and bank stocks regained some ground, but still mostly ended weak.
IT stocks started off on a mixed note, but declined later on in the session.
Healthcare and capital goods turned in a mixed performance.
Consumer durables and FMCG stocks outperformed.
The market breadth was weak.