Indian main stock index Sensex opened at 15,969.60 points Wednesday 95.82 points or 0.59 percent lower from previous close of 16,065.42 on losses of Asian stock markets.
Technological, IT, banking and metal sector lost 1.87 percent, 1.61 percent, 1.33 percent and 1.13 percent, respectively.
Telecom operator Bharti Airtel, software outsourcing player Infosys, heavy machine maker BHEL and Tata Motors decreased 3.06 percent, 2.61 percent, 2.34 percent and 2.23 percent.
Sensex is the common name for the Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index. It consists of the 30 largest and most actively traded stocks, representative of various sectors, on the Bombay Stock Exchange.