Mumbai: The BSE Sensex on Monday slipped 168.21 points to close at 60,092.97 as selling was seen in Telecommunication Services, Metal and Capital Goods stocks.
The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE) too declined 61.75 points at 17,894.85.
The Sensex opened higher by 289 pts at 60,550.50. During the day it was advanced 325 points at 60,586, days high.
In late trade it erased earlier gains and ended negative at 60,092.97, down 168.21 points from its previous close.
In indices Metal was a major loser, fell by 0.98 per cent followed by Telecommunication services by 0.93 per cent, Financial services by 0.55 and Capital Goods by 0.41 per cent.
In scrips, Axis Bank was a major loser, fell by 2.24 per cent to Rs 913.30, NTPC by 1.13 per cent to Rs 165.80, HDFC by 1.03 per cent to Rs 2594.70 and M& M by 0.97 per cent to Rs 1315.
The gainers were Tech Mahindra by 3.22 per cent to Rs 1035.35, HCL Technology by 1.49 per cent to Rs 1094, Infosys by 1.36 per cent to Rs 1524 and Wipro by 1.30 per cent to Rs 398.75.
(With UNI inputs)