The market closed off its lows amid rangebound session due to lack of cues.
The 30-share BSE Sensex was down 53.99 points at 36,671.43 and the Nifty50 fell 22.80 points to 11,035.40.
Tata Motors, Wipro, HCL Technologies, Tata Steel, Hindalco and Maruti Suzuki were down 1-4 percent while Bajaj Auto and Eicher Motors gained over a percent each.
The broader markets also ended in the red. Nifty Midcap index was down 0.2 percent.
Arvind was down 5 percent, but its subsidiary Arvind Fashions rallied 5 percent on day 1.
Dish TV, Jain Irrigation, Firstsource and Reliance Infrastructure were down 2-4 percent. However, Granules India, Gujarat Gas, Just Dial, ICICI Prudential and Reliance Nippon gained 3-7 percent.