At 09:16 IST, the Sensex was down 242.60 points or 0.40% at 60079.77
On Wednesday morning, domestic equity markets were in the red, with the Sensex plunging close to 60,100 points.
Index figures at 12:45 pm.
The worst-performing stock on the Sensex was HDFC, which fell 1.1 per cent, followed by Reliance Industries, Dr. Reddy, and bank stocks. Asian Paints led the gainers with a gain of 1.7 per cent, followed by NTPC, Maruti Suzuki India, and ITC.
Top Sensex gainers
Asian Paints was the top Sensex gainer on Wednesday, up 2.4%, followed by Power Grid, NTPC, and SBI.
Top Sensex losers