The 30-share barometer, which had lost nearly 345 points in the previous two sessions, fell further by 15.48 points, or 0.07 percent, to 20,879.46. Stocks of consumer durables, capital goods, realty and bank sectors were the major losers.
Similarly, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty declined by 0.90 point, or 0.01 percent, to 6,214.25 points. Brokers said sustained selling by funds at prevailing levels amid a weak trend in Asian region, as investors await the release of US data on jobs and economic growth, mainly influenced the trading sentiment.
In the Asian region, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index traded lower by 0.58 percent and Japan's Nikkei Index fell 0.50 percent in morning trade. The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.82 percent higher in Wednesday’s trade.


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