The Sensex fell 33.24 points to 35,231.17 and the Nifty slipped 11.40 points to 10,645.90. Hero MotoCorp, TCS, Dr Reddy's Labs, Bajaj Auto and Coal India are early gainers.
Vedanta, Grasim, Bharti Infratel, ICICI Bank, HDFC, Titan Company, Maruti Suzuki, Cipla, Yes Bank, PNB and Bank of Baroda are under pressure.The Nifty Midcap index fell 54 points.
8K Miles Software, AU Small Finance, Vakrangee, SREI Infra, ICICI Prudential, IDBI Bank, Nalco and Ashok Leyland lost ground. while Strides Shasun, NCC, Tata Power and Jyothy Labs are gainers.