Benchmark NSE Nifty index fell 259.55 points to 15520.7 amid selling in frontline bluechip stocks.
However, stocks such as
, , Dev., and Star Health, touched their fresh 52-week low.
Overall, 13 shares traded in the green in Nifty50 index, while 37 traded in the red.
In the Nifty 50 index,
, ITC, , HUL and were among top gainers, while RIL, ONGC, , and traded in the red.
The BSE Sensex was trading 877.83 points down at 52141.11 at 10:19AM(IST).
Traders were seen piling up positions in Telecommunications, Paper, Cables, Tobacco and Building Materials sectors, while selling was visible in Engineering, Tourism & Hospitality, Diversified, Media & Entertainment and Gas & Petroleum sectors.