The NSE 50-share benchmark index which opened near 10,859.75 on a flat note closed 69.25 points down at 10,780.55. It is the last hour well-off that wiped all gains.
The Zee Entertainment crashed over 26 percent and Maruti Suzuki's fall of over 7 percent weighed on the market sentiment.
As a result, the index former a bearish candle on daily candlestick chart. Taking cues from previous trade and market sentiment it is expected to see a flat opening in today's trading session.