After market holiday on Thursday, The benchmark Sensex closed at 22,688, down 188 points. The Nifty too slide to settle at 6783 mark, down 58 points.
Volatility was down with the volatility closing at 31, down 1.45%.
Nifty Top gainers are Dr Reddy, Mahindra & Mahindra, Axis Bank, Tech Mahindra and HDFC.
Nifty Top losers are Cairn India, Grasim Industries, BPCL, Ultratech Cements and Ambuja Cements.