While ONGC was the top gainer on BSE Sensex, the S&P BSE Oil and Gas index ended 632.03 points higher or 4.22 percent up at 15,609.10, a day after govt reaffirmed its commitment to bring natural gas under GST
The 30-share BSE Sensex slumped 400.34 points or 0.77 percent to close at 51,703.83 while the broader NSE Nifty tumbled 104.55 points or 0.68 percent to 15,208.90
Among sectoral indices, rate sensitives were the biggest losers with the autos falling by 1.3 percent followed by the realty index
After opening on a positive note, the markets trimmed gains. The BSE Sensex closed at 17,425, up 26.7 points but down 101 points from the day's high.