At 3:12pm (IST), the BSE Sensex was trading at 19334, down307 points over the previous close. It had earlier touched a day's high of 19554 and a day's low of 19317. It opened at 19549.
The NSE Nifty was quoting at 5,862 down 80 points over the previous close. It earlier touched a days high of 5,921 and a days low of 5860. It opened at 5,909.
The BSE Small-Cap index and BSE Mid- Cap index was trading down 1%.
Sun Pharma, Cipla, Bajaj Auto indices are among gainers in Sensex and Nifty.
RIL, Infosys, Wipro, NTPC, TCS, SBI, ICICI Bank, Tata Steel, Hero MotoCorp, ONGC, Dr Reddys Lab, Tata Motors, Hindalco Inds, Mahindra & Mahindra, Bharti Airtel, BHEL are among losers in Sensex and Nifty.
Consumer Durables indices is only the gainer.
Oil and Gas , HC, PSU, Power,Realty, Metal, IT, Teck, Bankex, Capital Goods are the losers.
The rupee depreciated by 25 paise to 54.32 against the dollar.
On Wall Street, the Dow Jones industrial average dropped 0.77%, to 13,927, while Standard & Poor's 500 Index fell 1.24 percent, to 1,512.
The Nasdaq Composite Index lost 1.53 percent, to end at 3,164.
India Infoline News Service / 08:49, Aug 22, 2014
The outlook is a positive start with indices set to take initial cues from the global markets. US indices closed higher with S&P 500 at a record high. The Dow and S&P 500 added around 0.3% while Nasdaq gained marginally.