Mumbai: Snapping gaining streak of last two sessions, the BSE Sensex on Friday declined 30.81 points to settle at 58,191.29 on profit booking by local operators.
The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE) too eased 17.15 points at 17,314.65.
The day opened at 57,092.56, fell 130 points. During the day it was dropped nearly 371 points at 57,851.15 before closing at 58,191.29, sliding 30.81 points from its previous close.
The Nifty recorded days high and low at 17,337.35 and 17,216.95 points respectively.
The stocks like Oil and Gas, IT, Health Care and Technology kept the market low.
In scrips, M. & M was a major loser, down 1.31 per cent to Rs 1240 followed by Ultracemco by 1.29 per cent to Rs 6204, TCS by 1.25 per cent to Rs 3066, SBI by 1.07 per cent to Rs 531.50 and HCl Technology by 1 per cent to Rs 954.80.
The Mid Cap fell by 0.95 per cent while Small Cap rose by 0.30 per cent.
In 30 scrips, 12 advanced while 18 declined.
(With UNI inputs)