BSE: Top losers and gainers
Benchmark indices closed the trading session on a lower note amid weakness in rupee against dollar, along with metal, financials and auto shares leading the fall.
The Sensex closed down 216 points at 19,782 and the Nifty slipped 62 points at 5,851.
The government will unveil country’s July factory data and August retail inflation data after the market hours. The factory output or IIP is expected to shrink for third straight month signalling persistent slowdown fears in Asia’s third-biggest economy.