Domestic bourses continued to extend losses during the noon trading session with public sector banks and metal stocks among the top laggards.

At 14:48 hours, the 30-share benchmark index was trading at 50362.88 down by -483.2 points or by -0.95 % and then NSE Nifty was at 14913.6 down by -167.15 points or by -1.11 %.

Sensex touched intraday high of 50886.19 and intraday low of 50160.54 The NSE Nifty touched intraday high of 15092.35 and intraday low of 14862.1

The top gainers of the BSE Sensex pack were Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 114.85,+1.91%), Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (Rs. 7234.45,+1.42%), UltraTech Cement Ltd. (Rs. 6835.00,+0.86%), Nestle India Ltd. (Rs. 16786.40,+0.82%), Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. (Rs. 1912.15,+0.77%), among others.

The top losers of the BSE Sensex pack were IndusInd Bank Ltd. (Rs. 1033.55,-5.36%), State Bank of India (Rs. 381.90,-3.51%), Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (Rs. 219.90,-2.31%), ICICI Bank Ltd. (Rs. 607.80,-2.11%), Bharti Airtel Ltd. (Rs. 528.95,-1.95%), among others. Among the sectors, Oil&Gas index was at 16095.92 up by 33.54 points or by 0.21%. GAIL (India) Ltd. (Rs. 147.90,+2.35%), Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 114.90,+1.95%), Reliance Industries Ltd. (Rs. 2181.50,+0.27%), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 101.50,+0.05%),.

Metal index was at 13814.07 down by -398.58 points or by -2.8%. National Aluminium Company Ltd. (Rs. 57.60,-5.96%), Steel Authority of India (SAIL) Ltd. (Rs. 72.20,-5.56%), Jindal Steel & Power Ltd. (Rs. 318.20,-5.45%), Hindustan Zinc Ltd. (Rs. 311.30,-4.60%), Hindalco Industries Ltd. (Rs. 335.30,-4.12%),.

The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was weak. On BSE out of total shares traded 3332 , shares advanced were 1056 while 2115 shares declined and 161 were unchanged.