Among the stocks that touched their 52-week lows were ABB, Bajaj Finance, Brigade Enterprises, Chennai Petroleum Corporation, Chalet Hotels, Cyient, Indiabulls Ventures, The Karnataka Bank, Magma Fincorp, Power Finance Corporation,Prime Focus, State Bank of India and Repco Home Finance.
Domestic benchmark index NSE Nifty was trading 80.50 points down at 9025.75, while the BSE Sensex was trading 284.60 points down at 30648.30.
In the Nifty 50 index, Zee Ent., Bharti Infratel, Infosys, Asian Paints and BPCL were among the top gainers on the NSE.
However, Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, HDFC, Bajaj Finance and Hindalco Inds. were among the top losers.