BSE: Top losers and gainers
Market completed its hat-trick of weak closings this week. After a weak start key indices tumbled through the day with Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex slipping below the key psychological level of 21,000, marking its biggest single-day fall in three weeks.
Market participants remained jittery ahead of key economic data that is slated for release post market hours on Thursday.
Benchmarks extended losses in the afternoon trades dragged down by heavyweight stocks.
The 30-share BSE Sensex ended almost 246 lower at 20,926 levels down 1.16% from its previous close while the broader 50-share Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange scrapped 71 points to close at 6,237 levels, down 1.2% as compared to its yesterday's close.