Weak rupee, surging crude prices and firming US bond yields weighed on market sentiment.
Investors avoided riskier equities and turned to safer bets such as dollar, bonds and gold.
Global cues eased after the US and Canada agreed to move ahead with the revamped NAFTA.
RBI’s money policy review, rupee and oil price movements will be key market drivers this week
September turned out to be the worst month for Dalal Street since February 2016.
NSE’s Nifty50 finished 47 points, or 0.43 per cent, down at 10,930.
BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices cracked 2.19 per cent and 1.97 per cent, respectively.
The rupee on Thursday opened 20 paise higher at 72.41 against dollar.
The market remained subdued for the most part of the day, even though global cues were mostly positive.
Rupee's health imrpoved but rising crude oil price remained a concern even.
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