pct, Maruti Suzuki 2.24 pct, HDFC Bank 2.23 pct and Bharti Airtel 2.03 pct.
However, besides RIL, Wipro gained by 4.19 pct, Sun Pharma 3.20 pct, Infosys 1.84 pct and Gail India 1.00 pct.
Among the sectoral indices, the BSE-Metal fell 3.46 pct, BSE-FMCG 2.28 pct, Bankex 2.06 pct, BSE-CD 1.45 pct and BSE-Auto 1.25 pct while the BSE-Realty firmed up by 3.76 pct, BSE-IT 1.97 pct, BSE-HC 1.53 pct and BSE-Oil&Gas 1.47 pct.
Meanwhile, Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) continued their buying by investing net Rs 1,887.60 crs including the provisional figure of February 22.
The total turnover at BSE and NSE dropped to Rs 8,773.91 crs and Rs 49,738.97 crs respectively as against Rs 10,144.22 crs and Rs 53,329.49 crs last week.