Shares of GTL Infrastructure (up 4.08 per cent), Sterlite Applied sciences (up 1.44 per cent) and Himachal Futuristic Communications (up 1.09 per cent) had been the highest performers within the index.
Vindhya Telelinks (down 1.94 per cent), Bharti Infratel (down 1.79 per cent), Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) (down 1.26 per cent) and Tata Communications (down 1.08 per cent) had been buying and selling with losses.
The S&P BSE Telecom index was buying and selling 0.44 per cent down at 1045.04 round 02:04 pm.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 31.80 factors at 10,823.35 whereas the BSE Sensex was down 71.99 factors at 36,140.92.
Among the many 50 shares within the Nifty index, 22 had been buying and selling within the inexperienced, whereas 28 had been within the crimson.
Shares of South Indian Financial institution, Reliance Communications, Ambuja Cements, YES Financial institution, Ashok Leyland, JP Associates, HCC, Suzlon Vitality, GMR Infra, GRUH Finance, Tata Motors, IDFC Financial institution, SBI and HDIL had been among the many most traded shares on the NSE.