The 30-share Sensex, which lost 461 points in the previous session, fell by another 55.65 points, or 0.21 percent, to 25,547.45.

Technology, consumer durables, IT, power, auto, banking and capital goods were in the negative zone, falling up to 0.42 percent.

Also, the NSE Nifty was down 15.65 points, or 0.19 percent, at 7,831.60.

Brokers said sustained selling by participants despite the beginning of May futures and options series and a weak trend in Asia tracking losses in the US weighed on sentiment.

Data showed that the US economy grew at a slower-than-expected pace in the first three months of this year.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng was down 1.42 percent while the Shanghai Composite index fell 0.31 percent in morning trade. Japanese financial markets are closed today for a public holiday.

The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 1.17 percent lower in yesterday's trade.

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