The 30-share Sensex is down 40 points at 26,590 and 50-share Nifty has lost 13 points at 7,952.
Videocon Industries has gained 2.5% on BSE on the reports about Videocon d2h considering a pre-IPO placement
Subdued demand at domestic spot markets also weighed on metal prices
Speculators indulged in reducing exposures amid a weak global trend
Speculators trimmed positions amid weak cues from global markets