Besides, a mixed trend in the other Asian markets also influenced the trading sentiment here. The 30-share index fell by 64.73 points or 0.22 percent to 28,601.31 with IT, tech, consumer durables, banking and healthcare stocks leading the fall.
The gauge had lost 378.40 points in previous two sessions. On similar lines, NSE Nifty edged lower by 28.50 points or 0.32 percent to 8,678.20. Shares of TCS dropped by 3 per cent to Rs 2,507.50 in early trade.
Other IT stocks which also declined were were Wipro at 1.61 percent to Rs 591.65 and Infosys 0.28 percent to Rs 2,185.
Bucking the trend, stocks of Reliance Industries rose 1.57 percent to Rs 942 on expectations of encouraging Q4 numbers, which are to be announced after trading hours on Friday.
Among other Asian markets, Japan's Nikkei was down 1.59 percent while Hong Kong's Hang Seng was up 0.35 percent in morning trade on Friday. The US Dow Jones ended 0.04 per cent lower in Thursday's trade.

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