Notably, indices had been gaining for the previous five buying and selling sessions.
At 10.28 a.m., Sensex traded at 60,986 factors, down 0.4 per cent from the earlier shut of 61,235 factors. It opened at 61,040 factors.
Nifty traded at 18,192 factors, down 0.4 per cent from the earlier shut of 18,257 factors. It opened at 18,185 factors.
Aurobindo Pharma, HCL Technologies, Axis Bank, Adani Transmission, and Asian Paints have been some of the highest losers, NSE knowledge confirmed.
Top gainers in the course of the early commerce have been Tata Consumers, IOCL, ACC, Ambuja Cements, and Bosch.