The market continued its downtrend for third consecutive session amid consolidation and rangebound trade on March 25. Ukraine-Russia crisis and elevated oil prices weighed on the sentiment.
The Nifty50 declined 70 points to 17,153 and the BSE Sensex fell more than 200 points to 57,362 on Friday, dragged by FMCG, private banks, and financials stocks.
The broader markets also saw moderate correction with the Nifty Midcap 100 and Smallcap 100 indices falling 0.12 percent and 0.5 percent respectively.
Stocks that were in action include Container Corporation and InterGlobe Aviation which were the biggest gainers in the futures and options segment, rising 11 percent to Rs 690 and climbing 4.2 percent to Rs 1,941 respectively.