Mumbai: The equity market remained weak for the third straight session on Friday, as BSE Sensex tanked 500 at 58,569.72 in opening session on selling in Utilities, Auto and Bankex stocks.
The Nifty too slipped 154.60 points at 17,658.15.
The Sensex registered days high and low at 59,143.32 and 58,524.99 points respectively.
The Nifty recorded days high and low at 17,642.15 and 17,456.10 points respectively.
The Mid Cap fell 0.85 per cent and Small Cap by 0.74 per cent.
In 30 scrips, 6 advanced while 24 declined.
The losers were Powergrid by 2.34 per cent to Rs 214.90,HDFC by 2.21 per cent to Rs 2365, Kotak Bank by 2.17 per cent to Rs 1850.50, IndusInd Bank by 2.08 per cent to Rs 1190.35 and M&M by 2.03 per cent to Rs 1284.10.
The gainers were Tata Steel by 1.50 per cent to Rs 105.20, Hind Unilever by 0.80 per cent to Rs 2714.65, Sun Pharma by 0.59 per cent to Rs 2709.40 and Infosys by 0.57 per cent to Rs 1375.65.
(With UNI inputs)