The BSE Sensex traded 97.38 points, or 0.27%, down at 35,644.69, and the Nifty 50 fell 44.65 points, or 0.42%, to 10,709.35.
The BSE midcap and smallcap indices fell 0.6%. Sixteen out of 19 sectoral indices on BSE traded lower, with realty falling most at over 2%.
Basic materials, consumption, auto and metal fell over 1%. On the other hand, FMCG, IT and teck advanced.