Benchmark indices erased some of the early losses but still trading lower with Nifty above 15700.
At 10:03 IST, the Sensex was down 147.26 points or 0.28% at 52354.72, and the Nifty was down 46.50 points or 0.29% at 15721.00.
About 1537 shares have advanced, 1078 shares declined, and 99 shares are unchanged.
Asian Paints, Nestle, Tata Motors, UltraTech Cement and Reliance Industries were among major gainers on the Nifty, while losers were Adani Ports, Tata Steel, Hero MotoCorp, Hindalco and HDFC.
All the sectoral indices were trading in the red.
News Source: Moneycontrol