Domestic woes weighed on investor sentiments as the Sensex closed with minor gain on Wednesday, despite signs of easing in trade tension between the US and China.
The Sensex on Tuesday opened marginally higher ahead of the US Federal Reserve policy meet.
Snapping a four-day losing streak, the benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty closed marginally higher on Tuesday after a choppy day of trade.
The Sensex lost nearly 500 points on Monday as investors feared a tit-for-tat trade battle between the US and India after the latter raised tariffs on 28 US items in retaliation to US tariffs.
Indian equities traded in red during the morning trade session on Monday after opening slightly higher. Index heavyweight Reliance Industries was down 1.56 per cent on the BSE.
The key Indian equity indices opened on a negative note on Friday with the BSE Sensex losing nearly 140 points, tracking weakness in the major Asian markets.
The Sensex on Thursday closed marginally lower after trading in the red throughout the session.