Equity benchmarks Sensex and Nifty opened on a choppy note on Wednesday.
Despite opening with mild gains, at 10:30 am, the 30-share Sensex turned volatile to trade 12.76 points lower at 58,266.72. Similarly, Nifty slipped 8.00 points to 17,354.10 in initial deals.
Infosys was the top loser in the Sensex pack followed by PowerGrid, HCL Tech, TCS, Tech Mahindra, Maruti and Bajaj Auto.
On the other hand, Bharti Airtel, IndusInd Bank, NTPC, Axis Bank, ITC, ICICI Bank, SBI and Bajaj Finance were among the gainers