The benchmark index (CSE-40) was down 33.49 points during the session.
The local bourse was higher by 27.96 points in the previous session.
The local bourse opened at 6284.43 and during the day it slipped to close at 6250.94.
Among major scrips, Blueprint Securities was at Rs 307.10. Infosys Technologies was at Rs 2223 at close.
State Bank of India was down to Rs 2214.95 and Reliance Industries slipped to Rs 719 at close.
Tata Steel was down to Rs 430 and Twenty-First Century was at Rs 325.30.