Sensex slipped below 36,000 level, while Nifty is trading around 10,800 level.
Indiabulls Housing, Tata Motors DVR, Adani Power, Zee, Bharat Forge, Kesoram Industries and DHFL are trading lower, while Jet Airways, ONGC, Adani Ports are trading higher.
The Sensex is down 166.52 points at 35967.79, while Nifty is down 51.50 points at 10818. About 215 shares have advanced, 591 shares declined, and 41 shares are unchanged.
Indian rupee slipped in the early trade on Wednesday. It opened lower by 15 paise at 70.64 per dollar against previous close of 70.49 per dollar.