The 30-share barometer, which had gained 104.53 points in the past two sessions, declined by 21.92 points or 0.09 percent, to 22,486.50 with stocks of metals, banking and IT sectors coming under some pressure.

Similarly, the NSE Nifty also traded lower by 4.25 points, or 0.06 percent to 6,711.05.

Brokers said apart from profit-booking by participants at prevailing levels, a weak trend on the other Asian bourses following overnight weakness at US market on disappointing corporate earnings mainly dampened the trading sentiments here.

Among other Asian markets, Japan's Nikkei fell by 2.30 percent while Hong Kong's Hang Seng shed 0.33 percent in morning trade on Wednesday.

US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.78 percent lower in Wednesday’s trade.


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