Equity benchmarks closed moderately lower after rangebound trade on Friday, dragged by technology, HDFC Group, metals and select auto stocks.
The 50-share NSE Nifty failed to hold 9,900 level, down 5.35 points at 9,886.35. The 30-share BSE Sensex was down 16.63 points at 32,020.75 on weak breadth.
About 1,685 shares declined against 1,006 advancing shares on the BSE.
Infosys lost ground in last hour of trade, down 0.6 percent after trading higher for most part of the session.