• The 30-share index fell 48.84 points, or 0.19 percent, to 24,917.56.
  • The gauge had lost 371.16 points in the previous session.
  • On similar lines, NSE Nifty edged lower by 13 points, or 0.17 percent, to 7,602.10.
  • Brokers said profit-booking in recent gainers and a weak movement at other Asian markets as investors awaited a speech by US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen later in the day, triggered selling.
  • Elsewhere in Asia, Japan's Nikkei was down 0.58 percent.
  • Hong Kong's Hang Seng shed 0.36 percent in morning trade today. 
  • Shanghai Composite Index was trading 1.14 percent lower.
  • The US Dow Jones, however, ended 0.11 percent higher in yesterday's trade.

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