Closing update: The BSE Sensex index fell 271 points, or 0.51 percent, to close at 52,501.98 while the Nifty ended 102 points, or 0.64 percent, lower at 15,767.55.
The BSE Midcap index closed 0.95 percent lower and the smallcap index fell 0.68 percent.
BSE Metal index fell 2.58 percent, emerging as the top loser among the sectoral indices.
BSE Basic Materials, energy, industrials, telecom, capital goods, consumer durables, power and realty indices fell over a percent each.
News source:- Moneycontrol