However, Bharat Petroleum Corporation gained by 1.9 per cent while Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys and HCL Technologies were up by less than 1 per cent each.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia Pacific shares outside Japan dipped by 0.3 per cent while Japan's Nikkei slipped by 1.1 per cent. Hong Kong's Hang Seng was down by 0.33 per cent and China's Shanghai Composite by 0.15 per cent.
The Shanghai Composite Index added 0.45 per cent while MSCI's index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.5 per cent. But sentiment in the wider region remained subdued amid worries about a global recession.
Mumbai: The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a positive note during the morning session of the trade. The...