Back home, index heayweight HUL is among the top Sensex losers, down 2.2% at Rs 535. Reliance Industries, Jindal Steel, ONGC, ITC, Hindalco, GAIL India, Sun Pharma, BHEL, Infosys, State Bank of India and Hero MotoCorp have also opened weaker by 0.2-0.8% each.
On the sectoral front, BSE oil & gas indexis the top loser down 1% at 8,270. FMCG, bankex, metal and PSU indices have also opened lower by 0.2-0.6% each. At the same time, capital goods, auto, consumer durables and power indices are among the gainers.