BSE Sensex closed 176.27 points down

The BSE Sensex closed 176.27 points, or 0.52%, down at 33,891.13, while the Nifty 50 ended 52.45 points, or 0.51%, lower at 10,198.40. Outperforming the benchmark, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rose 0.91% and 0.94%, respectively.
Infosys, Hindustan Unilever, SBI, Tech Mahindra and Dr. Reddy’s Labs were among the major gainers on the key indices, whereas HPCL, IndusInd Bank, BPCL, Reliance and Coal India were among the top losers.