Mumbai: Equity benchmark Sensex dropped in early trade on Thursday. At 10:18 am, the 30-share BSE index was trading 304.91 points lower at 45,798.59.
Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty fell 102 points to 13,426.
UltraTech Cement was the top loser in the Sensex pack followed by Tata Steel, ONGC, IndusInd Bank, HDFC Bank, M&M, Infosys and Reliance Industries.
On the other hand, Maruti, Nestle India, Titan and PowerGrid were among the gainers.