The 30-share barometer, which had lost 175.40 points in yesterday's session, was trading down 75.45 points, or 0.28 percent, at 26,828.66, with metal, IT, teck, banking and auto stocks leading the losses.
On similar lines, the NSE Nifty shed 22.90 points, or 0.28 percent, at 8,120.70 points.
Brokers said sentiment turned weak despite industrial production grew at a nearly three-year high of 6.4 percent in August on account of improvement in manufacturing as well as mining activity and better offtake of capital goods.
Retail inflation rising to 4.41 percent in September, had a negative impact, they said. A weak trend at other Asian markets after data showed a slump in Chinese imports, fuelling worries about health of
Asia's largest economy also weighed on the sentiments here.
 Among other Asian markets, Hong Kong's Hang Seng was down 0.23 percent, Shanghai's Composite index fell 0.30n percent, while Japan's Nikkei shed 0.93 percent in morning trade.


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