The National Stock Exchange (NSE) Nifty50 index which opened slightly lower at 10,239.40 from its previous closing of 10,250.85, closed 52.45 points down at 10,198.40 levels on yesterday. During its trading session, it touched an intraday low of 10,175.35. However, the broader markets outperformed frontline indices with the Nifty Midcap rising 0.7 percent.
Oil marketing companies, banking & financials and index heavyweight Reliance Industries pulled the Nifty50 below 10,200 levels.
Taking a cue from the previous trading session and global sentiment it is expected to see a positive sentiment in the domestic market.