At 10:15 am, the 30-share BSE Sensex traded 189.74 points or 0.56 per cent lower at 33,500.35, and the broader NSE Nifty was down 69.85 points or 0.69 per cent at 10,055.05.
Twenty two out of 30 Sensex stocks were trading in the red in morning trade.
Prominent losers in the 30-share Sensex pack were Yes Bank (-6.20 per cent), NTPC (-3.92 per cent), Asian Paints (-2.52 per cent), Vedanta (-2.52 per cent), TCS (-1.74 per cent) and Coal India (-1.65 per cent). Heavyweights Infosys, TCS and ITC contributed most to the losses.
Top laggards on the 50-scrip index Nifty were Yes Bank (-6.43 per cent), Indiabulls Housing Finance (-5.03 per cent), JSW Steel (-4.22 per cent), NTPC (-4.00 per cent) and Hindalco (-3.42 per cent).